About the Authors

Anna-Lisa Vollmer

anna-lisa.vollmer@plymouth.ac.uk

Affiliation Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems, School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Plymouth, Portland Square, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Manuel Mühlig

Affiliation Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach/Main, Germany

Jochen J. Steil

Affiliation Faculty of Technology, Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany

Karola Pitsch

Affiliation Faculty of Technology, Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany

Jannik Fritsch

Affiliation Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach/Main, Germany

Katharina J. Rohlfing

Affiliation Faculty of Technology, Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany

Britta Wrede

Affiliation Faculty of Technology, Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: A-LV MM BW KJR JJS KP JF. Performed the experiments: A-LV MM. Analyzed the data: A-LV. Wrote the paper: A-LV MM BW KJR JJS JF. developed the control system of the robot: MM. developed the robot gaze behavior: A-LV.