Cultural Differences in Perception and Attitude towards Robots

Kerstin Sophie HARING, C^|^eacute;line MOUGENOT, Fuminori ONO, Katsumi WATANABE
2014 International Journal of Affective Engineering  
This study examines the assumptions, perceptions, and attitudes towards contemporary robots in different cultures. As culture affects the way technology is perceived, it is essential to explore the psychological reactions through different cultures towards different designs of robots. Only a few studies have examined attitudes towards robots or dealt with the assumptions in a specific culture. The present study determines the influence of crucial factors like culture, prior exposure to robots
more » ... rough the media, and personal experiences of the emotions towards robots and examines the cultural differences between Europe and Japan.
doi:10.5057/ijae.13.149 fatcat:o7qvtjhw3bfu3eys6lp3iuikt4