Charismatic Robot Voices: A Boost for Team Creativity?

Robotic voices with a charismatic tone can positively influence the creative performance of teams. Researchers designed a social robot’s speech to sound charismatic, employing a confident, passionate tone and tested its effects on students during a creativity task.

Social robots are increasingly used in education, but does their voice affect their performance with human teams? Danish researchers investigated whether a charismatic voice in robots enhances team creativity. They had a robot instruct student teams in a creativity task using either a charismatic or a regular tone. The study found that the charismatic voice led to more original and elaborate ideas from students. Charismatic speech has a positive impact on listener creativity, and further research is needed to explore

Article Originally from NeuroScience
Author: Neurologica

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