Robot That Can Get Excited
Leonardo the robot can pick up on the
positive "Elmo is good" vibe that the demonstrator is
giving off about the Elmo toy and responds positively by looking
excited and reaching towards it.
When when the demonstrator replaces Elmo with the Cookie Monster
toy and gives off the negative, "Cookie Monster is bad"
signals, Leonardo reacts accordingly and backs away.
Leonardo hasn't seen either toy before but has been programmed
to pick up the emotional vibes given off by humans and react