- Melissa Ferguson, Cornell Univ.
- Minae Kwon, Cornell Univ.
- Thomas Mann, Cornell Univ.
- Ross Knepper, Cornell Univ.
How do people judge the traits and capabilities of robots? We provide the first evidence of how people form and then update implicit impressions of the competence of a robot. After repeated interactions with a seemingly autonomous robot, participants rapidly formed and then updated their implicit impressions of the competence of the robot.