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[Impact of animal-assisted interventions on the resident]
Contributor(s):: Chrusciel, J., Letty, A., Armaingaud, D., Hay, P. E., Sanchez, S.
Effect of an interactive therapeutic robotic animal on engagement, mood states, agitation and psychotropic drug use in people with dementia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial protocol
Contributor(s):: Wendy Moyle, Elizabeth Beattie, Brian Draper, David Shum, Lukman Thalib, Cindy Jones, Siobhan O'Dwyer, Cindy Mervin
Introduction Apathy, agitated behaviours, loneliness and depression are common consequences of dementia. This trial aims to evaluate the effect of a robotic animal on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in people with dementia living in long-term aged care.Methods and...
Social robots in advanced dementia
Contributor(s):: Valenti Soler, M., Aguera-Ortiz, L., Olazaran Rodriguez, J., Mendoza Rebolledo, C., Perez Munoz, A., Rodriguez Perez, I., Osa Ruiz, E., Barrios Sanchez, A., Herrero Cano, V., Carrasco Chillon, L., Felipe Ruiz, S., Lopez Alvarez, J., Leon Salas, B., Canas Plaza, J. M., Martin Rico, F., Abella Dago, G., Martinez Martin, P.
Emotion Attribution to a Non-Humanoid Robot in Different Social Situations
Contributor(s):: Lakatos, Gabriella, Gácsi, Márta, Konok, Veronika, Brúder, Ildikó, Bereczky, Boróka, Korondi, Péter, Miklósi, Ádám
Granny and the robots: ethical issues in robot care for the elderly
Contributor(s):: Sharkey, A., Sharkey, N.
The Eldercare Factory
Contributor(s):: Sharkey, N., Sharkey, A.
The Development of a Companionship Scale for Artificial Pets
Contributor(s):: Luh, D. B., Li, E. C., Kao, Y. J.
Care robots for the supermarket shelf: a product gap in assistive technologies
Contributor(s):: Blackman, T. I. M.
The March of the Robot Dogs
Contributor(s):: Sparrow, Robert
Sociality motivation and anthropomorphic thinking about pets
Contributor(s):: Paul, E. S., Moore, A., McAinsh, P., Symonds, E., McCune, S., Bradshaw, J. W. S.
Sociality motivation, the need to feel socially connected with others, has been proposed as an important determinant of individual variation in anthropomorphic thinking. Specifically, it has been suggested that people who are socially isolated or disconnected will tend to infer more human-like...
Can you kill a robot nanny?: Ethological approach to the effect of robot caregivers on child development and human evolution
Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, E., Pongrácz, P., Miklosi, Adam
The ethical landscape of robotics: bringing ethics into the design and use of robots.
Contributor(s):: Łichocki, Pawel, Kahn, Peter H., Jr., Billard, Aude
Children, the elderly, and interactive robots: anthropomorphism and deception in robot care and companionship.
Contributor(s):: Sharkey, Amanda, Sharkey, Noel
The role of affective touch in human-robot interaction: human intent and expectations in touching the Haptic Creature
Contributor(s):: Yohanan, Steve, MacLean, Karon E.
Investigation on people living with seal robot at home: Analysis of owners’ gender differences and pet ownership experience
Contributor(s):: Shibata, Takanori, Kawaguchi, Yukitaka, Wada, Kazuyoshi
Sensing sociality in dogs: what may make an interactive robot social?
Contributor(s):: Lakatos, G., Janiak, M., Malek, L., Muszynski, R., Konok, V., Tchon, K., Miklosi, A.
This study investigated whether dogs would engage in social interactions with an unfamiliar robot, utilize the communicative signals it provides and to examine whether the level of sociality shown by the robot affects the dogs' performance. We hypothesized that dogs would react to the...
Can Robots Manifest Personality?: An Empirical Test of Personality Recognition, Social Responses, and Social Presence in Human-Robot Interaction
Contributor(s):: Lee, Kwan Min, Peng, Wei, Jin, Seung- A., Yan, Chang
Expressing emotions with the social robot Probo
Contributor(s):: Saldien, Jelle, Goris, Kristof, Vanderborght, Bram, Vanderfaeillie, Johan, Lefeber, Dirk
Personal robots, appearance, and human good: A methodological reflection on roboethics
Contributor(s):: Coeckelbergh, Mark
Humans, animals, and robots: A phenomenological approach to human-robot relations