SOCIAL SYSTEMS LAB
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY
 
 
IN PREPARATION: Children's reactions to humanlike agents reflects an uncanny valley.
Megan Strait, Heather Urry, and Paul Muentener
 
IN SUBMISSION: Online social commentary reflects an appearance-based uncanny valley, a general fear of a "technology takeover", and the unabashed sexualization of female-gendered robots.
Megan Strait, Cynthia Aguillon, Virginia Contreras, and Noemi Garcia
 
IN SUBMISSION: Both atypical features and category ambiguity provoke aversion towards humanlike robots.
Megan Strait, Victoria Floerke, Wendy Ju, Keith Maddox, Jessica Remedios, Malte Jung, and Heather Urry
 
HRI Workshop on Child-Robot Interaction: A developmental approach to understanding the uncanny valley phenomenon and designing socially-effective robots.
Megan Strait, Heather Urry, and Paul Muentener
 
DISSERATION: The effects of human similarity on aversion towards humanlike robots.
Megan Strait
 
CHI Symposium on Emerging Japanese Research: Conceptualization and validation of a novel protocol for investigating the uncanny valley.
Megan Strait
 
CHI: Exposure to highly humanlike robots elicits aversive responding in observers.
Megan Strait, Lara Vujovic, Victoria Floerke, Matthias Scheutz, and Heather Urry
 
CHI Workshop on Everyday Telepresence: Do teleoperated androids take tele-embodiment too far?
Megan Strait and Maretta Morovitz
 
AISB Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction: Gender, more so than age, modulates positive perceptions of language-based human-robot interaction.
Megan Strait, Priscilla Briggs, and Matthias Scheutz
 
HRI: Investigating the effects of robot communication strategies in advice-giving situations based on robot appearance, interaction modality and distance.
Megan Strait, Cody Canning, and Matthias Scheutz