ROBOT By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Machine designed to carry out the duties of a human. State of emotional detachment in humans which is insensitive and aloof and mimics the qualities of a machine. ROBOT: "The robot took the place of an injured worker." Related Psychology Terms TURING MACHINE CAPTIVITY ZOOMORPHISM AUTOMATON PROJECT METHOD ANIMAL-HUMAN COMPARISON MILITARY HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEM ATTACHMENT BEING-IN-THE-WORLD CRUELTY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ROBOT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/robot/ (accessed December 4, 2019).