[image: the best-in-show bot at Robogames 07. When I blocked its path, it stopped moving forward and asked my name. I didn't answer but took this photo.]
title Transrobotism (Human-Robot Bonds)
description "When a humanoid robot successfully mirrors human emotion and evokes an emotional response from us, what happens to our understanding of ourselves and our emotional reality? This provocative panel discussion on the emerging new realities of human-machine relationships is guaranteed to change the way you think!"
producer WGBH Lectures
featuring Moderated by Pia Lindman, the panel consisted of Rodney Brooks, Joy Hirsch, Sherry Turkle, Peter Galison, and David Rodowick.
format Real Media video or audio, and mp3
direct audio link http://forum.wgbh.org/content/forum/3413-2007_04_24.mp3
Here's a child interacting with the robot pictured above:
x-posted to Neurofuture
Tags: webcast brain robots psychology cog sci AI art Robogames