Pretty in pink: Researcher explains how humanoid robots can have gender

Pretty in pink: Researcher explains how humanoid robots can have gender


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A new study from Pennsylvania State University found that robots can “change their gender” without changing their parts. Using a screen, a smartphone app, and something as simple as pink earmuffs is enough for humans to assign that robot a gender identity, researchers say. Confused yet? The study’s lead scientist, Dr. Shyam Sundar joins RT America’s Manila Chan to explain.

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