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Robot Reveals Why Humans Trust, and Don’t

Who (and What) Can You Trust? How Non-Verbal Cues Can Predict a Person’s (and a Robot’s) Trustworthiness

People face this predicament all the time—can you determine a person’s character in a single interaction? Can you judge whether someone you just met can be trusted when you have only a few minutes together? And if you can, how do you do it? Using a robot named Nexi, Northeastern University psychology professor David DeSteno and collaborators Cynthia Breazeal from MIT’s Media Lab and Robert Frank and David Pizarro from Cornell University have figured out the answer. ... More>

4 Telltale Signs of a Liar

BATMAN Gear for the Real World

The next Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises is in theaters now, but the United States Air Force has been taking a page from an iconic comic for a while. ... More>

Eons after words, why do humans still need body language?