PBS NewsHour Robots Play Part in Treatment for People With Special Needs
Talking Robots Play Part in Therapeutic Treatment for People With Special Needs Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Robots Play Part in Treatment for People With Special Needs
Researchers at University of Notre Dame and University of Southern California have found that robots can be less intimidating than humans to some patients. Ray Suarez reports on how researchers are using machines as nontraditional therapists to treat conditions such as autism in children and strokes in seniors.
Premiere Date: 01/09/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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