Scientists are able to put a robot on Mars. So why not in our homes? Cynthia Breazeal (TEDWomen, Feb 2011) realized that for people to accept robots in their living room, it is important to look at the social interaction between robots and humans. Humans act sociable because it is in their nature. When robots mimic these features, people are more likely to interact with them in a natural way and even enjoy the ‘company’ of that robot.