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Robotic pets in human lives: Implications for the human

By Gail F. Melson, Peter H. Kahn, Alan Beck, Batya Friedman

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Category Journal Articles
Date 2009
Publication Title Journal of Social Issues
Volume 65
Issue 3
Pages 545-567
ISBN/ISSN 0022-4537 1540-4560
Author Address Melson, Gail F., Department of CDFS, Purdue University 101 Gates Road, West Lafayette, IN, US, 47907-2020,
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  1. Cognition
  2. Human-animal bond
  3. Internet
  4. morality
  5. peer-reviewed
  6. Pets and companion animals
  7. robot assisted therapy
  8. robotic animals
  9. Robotics
  10. Social behavior
  11. technology
  1. peer-reviewed