Researchers at the University of Duisberg Essen (it’s real, it’s in Germany, I promise) have concluded that “humans have similar brain function when shown images of affection and violence being inflicted on robots and humans”. As in, humans have a similar response to humans as robots when good or bad things are happening to them.

What do you think of this? Do you think this is the reason why people are so attached to technology? Or is it not really like human interaction at all?

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