Children may be especially vulnerable to peer pressure from robots

Adults appear able to resist the machines’ influence

BE LIKE ME  Elementary school children often endorsed unanimous but inaccurate judgments made by small groups of social robots, such as this one.

University of Plymouth

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Tech

From the Nature Index

Paid Content