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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Like Humans, Monkeys Fall Into The 'Uncanny Valley'

Like Humans, Monkeys Fall Into The 'Uncanny Valley': "Movie-goers may not be familiar with the term, but they understand that it is far easier to love the out-of-proportion cartoon figures in the 'The Incredibles,' for example, than it is to embrace the more realistic-looking characters in 'The Polar Express.' Viewers, to many a Hollywood director's consternation, are emotionally unsettled by images of artificial humans that look both realistic and unrealistic at the same time."

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