The field of human-robot interaction is rapidly evolving, and understanding the intersection between psychology and social robotics is essential for the advancement of this field. In this symposium, four leading scholars in the field of human-robot interactions share their recent research, offering insights into how the field is advancing and how it should progress. Discussions highlight the unique contributions that psychology brings to the field of social robotics. Speakers cover a broad range of topics, including the development of socially intelligent robots, the role of emotions in human-robot interaction, and the potential of social robots to enhance well-being.
Chairs: Eric Vanman, The University of Queensland, Australia
Sang Eun Woo, Purdue University, USA
Speakers: Arvid Kappas, Constructor University, Germany
Astrid Rosenthal-von der Pütten, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Ruud Hortensius, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Agnieszka Wykowska, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy