Doctor Chris Stanton

Doctor Chris Stanton

Postdoctoral Fellow in Human-Machine Interaction,
MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development



  • PhD University of Technology, Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development


Phone: (02) 8246 6802
Location: 1.G.118

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Journal Articles

  • Steain, A., Stanton, C. and Stevens, C. (2019), 'The black sheep effect : the case of the deviant ingroup robot', PLoS One, vol 14, no 10 .
  • Stanton, C. and Stevens, C. (2017), 'Don't stare at me : the impact of a humanoid robot's gaze upon trust during a cooperative human-robot visual task', International Journal of Social Robotics, vol 9, no 5 , pp 745 - 753.
  • Deligianis, C., Stanton, C., McGarty, C. and Stevens, C. (2017), 'The impact of intergroup bias on trust and approach behaviour towards a humanoid robot', Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, vol 6, no 3 , pp 4 - 20.
  • Stanton, C. and Clune, J. (2016), 'Curiosity search : producing generalists by encouraging individuals to continually explore and acquire skills throughout their lifetime', PLoS One, vol 11, no 9 .
  • Williams, M., McCarthy, J., Gardenfors, P., Stanton, C. and Karol, A. (2009), 'A grounding framework', Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, vol 19, no 3 , pp 272 - 296.

Conference Papers

  • Trainer, T., Taylor, J. and Stanton, C. (2020), 'Choosing the best robot for the job : affinity bias in human-robot interaction', International Conference on Social Robotics, Golden, Colo..
  • Sharif-Heravi, M., Taylor, J., Stanton, C., Lambeth, S. and Shanahan, C. (2020), 'It's a disaster! : factors affecting trust development and repair following agent task failure', Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Bogdanovych, A. and Stanton, C. (2015), 'A novel approach to sports oriented video games with real-time motion streaming', Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, Duisburg, Germany.
  • Mubin, O., D'Arcy, T., Murtaza, G., Simoff, S., Stanton, C. and Stevens, C. (2014), 'Active or passive? : investigating the impact of robot role in meetings', IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Stanton, C. and Stevens, C. (2014), 'Robot pressure : the impact of robot eye gaze and lifelike bodily movements upon decision-making and trust', International Conference on Social Robotics, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • D'Arcy, T., Stanton, C. and Bogdanovych, A. (2013), 'Teaching a robot to hear : a real-time on-board sound classification system for a humanoid robot', Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, University of New South Wales.
  • Bogdanovych, A., Stanton, C., Wang, X. and Williams, M. (2012), 'Real-Time Human-Robot Interactive Coaching System with Full-Body Control Interface', RoboCup Symposium 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Stanton, C., Bogdanovych, A. and Ratanasena, E. (2012), 'Teleoperation of a humanoid robot using full-body motion capture, example movements, and machine learning', Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Stanton, C., Ratanasena, E., Haider, S. and Williams, M. (2012), 'Perceiving forces, bumps, and touches from proprioceptive expectations', RoboCup Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Stanton, C. (2010), 'The value of meaning for autonomous robots', International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics, Glumslov, Sweden.
  • Karol, A., Nebel, B., Stanton, C. and Williams, M. (2004), 'Case based game play in the RoboCup Four-Legged League. Part I, the theoretical model', RoboCup (Conference), Padua, Italy.


  • 2017, 'Rhythmotron'

Previous Projects

Title: SWSLHD sensors and robotic surgery
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
Western Researchers: Chris Stanton and Tara Hamilton
Years: 2018-03-12 - 2018-06-30
ID: P00025003
Title: Factors affecting trust in autonomy when there is conflict between the strategy of the human and that of the autonomous function
  • Department of Defence
Western Researchers: Chris Stanton and Kate Stevens
Years: 2016-12-08 - 2017-06-30
ID: P00023757
Title: Trust in Human-Machine Interaction
  • Department of Defence
Western Researchers: Chris Stanton and Kate Stevens
Years: 2016-04-26 - 2017-06-30
ID: P00023407
Title: SWIRAH / ROBOTIC SURGERY: Developing haptic devices to enhance minimally invasive surgery
  • Perpetual Trustee Company Limited
Western Researchers: Chris Stanton, Tara Hamilton, Andre Van Schaik and Gaetano Gargiulo
Years: 2018-07-01 - 2020-06-30
ID: P00024685

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