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Could robots make good counsellors? Early results show promise

New study shows bots to be perceived as nonjudgmental, making interactions with them ‘helpful' and ‘enjoyable'.
A robot programmed to give motivational interviews – a counselling method designed to support positive behavioural changes – has “pleasantly surprised” researchers by showing e[...]

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