This contribution reconstructs the case of the so-called uncanny valley, or precisely the dimension of eerie feeling that overcomes us before the robot when it too closely resembles the human. He explores its origins in the reflection of robotics and the most current studies with a neuroscientific and neuroaesthetic approach. To rediscover in it an exemplary case of context related technological mediation.

Locatelli, M., The Paradoxes of Ultra-realism. The Uncanny Valley Hypothesis Reconsidered, in Massimo Locatell, M. L., Francesco Toniol, F. T. (ed.), Artificial Lives: The Humanoid Robot in Contemporary Culture, Franco Angeli, Milano 2022: 32- 47 [https://hdl.handle.net/10807/219407]

The Paradoxes of Ultra-realism. The Uncanny Valley Hypothesis Reconsidered

Locatelli, Massimo
2022

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This contribution reconstructs the case of the so-called uncanny valley, or precisely the dimension of eerie feeling that overcomes us before the robot when it too closely resembles the human. He explores its origins in the reflection of robotics and the most current studies with a neuroscientific and neuroaesthetic approach. To rediscover in it an exemplary case of context related technological mediation.
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Artificial Lives: The Humanoid Robot in Contemporary Culture
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Franco Angeli
Locatelli, M., The Paradoxes of Ultra-realism. The Uncanny Valley Hypothesis Reconsidered, in Massimo Locatell, M. L., Francesco Toniol, F. T. (ed.), Artificial Lives: The Humanoid Robot in Contemporary Culture, Franco Angeli, Milano 2022: 32- 47 [https://hdl.handle.net/10807/219407]
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