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Taylor & Francis / T. Franklin Waddell / Oct 26, 2017
“But not all news readers were negatively influenced by the perception of machine automation, as those readers able to freely recall a robot portrayal from past media were less influenced by variations of anthropomorphism than those unable to recall any media exemplars of robotics. Popular media, and the portrayals of robotics they offer, may thus play a role in the acceptance of robotics in traditionally non-automated domains, such as journalism.”
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