Videos: Bet You Never Thought A Baby Could Be So Creepy
Image Courtesy Of Rodrigo Da Silva Guerra
When I saw this story, I was thinking strictly from an analytical standpoint. Then I watched the first video and that creepy feeling began to take hold as my imagination saw this thing being born to a new mother. As the doctor hands over the new infant, tell me she wouldnt freak the freak out?
Leave it to the Japanese to come up with an android baby that acts eerily similar to a real baby, but in a horror movie kind of way.
Baby Affetto first appeared last year, but this is his debut here at GT. Its all part of a neuroscience program at Osaka University. Affetto (the baby robot) was designed to test how cognitive functions develop. The creepy part is just an added bonus.
In the first video, we see a facial motion test and as we watch, we realize... [via Ghost Theory]