Care Robots: Ethical Perceptions and Acceptance

The global population of people older than 65 years of age is rapidly increasing the need for care. Although care robots are a promising solution to fill in for caregivers, their social implementation has been slow and unsatisfactory. A team of international researchers has now developed the first universal model that can be employed across cultural contexts to explain how ethical perceptions affect the willingness to use care robots.

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Hiroo Ide
Project Associate Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives