(Cell Press) Last year, a self-driven car struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. The woman’s family is now suing Arizona and the city of Tempe for negligence. But, in an article published on April 5 in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, cognitive and computer scientists ask at what point people will begin to hold self-driven vehicles or other robots responsible for their own actions — and whether blaming them for wrongdoing will be justified.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/cp-wrc032819.php