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Friday Forum for Graduate Research: Elizabeth Goldman
March 15, 2019 @ 12:30 am - 1:45 pm | Humanities 1, Room 420
World of Robots: Child-Robot Interactions
How do children interact with a robot? What features does a robot need to have to appeal to children? Will children help a robot complete a task? The project investigates child-root interactions- specifically how a robot’s behavior will influence how a child responds. The designers which features should be included to create the best possible robots for children.
Elizabeth Goldman is a fourth year doctoral student in the developmental psychology. She works in the Infant and Child Development Lab. Her current line of research focuses on how children interact with robots. Many robots are being designed and marketed towards children. This research focuses on answering questions about how these robots impact children developmentally/
Friday Forum for Graduate Research is supported by the Graduate Student Association, the Humanities Institute, and the following departments HAVC, Literature, History of Consciousness, Psychology, and Education. It is a weekly interdisciplinary colloquium series for sharing graduate research across the humanities.