Study shows kids can be swayed by peer pressure from robots, because this is the future we deserve

Robot peer pressure

Robots are coming to take our jobs -- and trick our gullible children.

The conventional wisdom has long been afraid of the first half of that sentence, and now a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Robotics speaks to the second half. The study paired a group of kids with cute, humanoid robots who constantly gave an incorrect answer to a simple test, which the led the kids to quite often -- well, follow the robots' incorrect lead.

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