More than moving: Somatosensation in brain-controlled prosthetics

The next generation of BCI-controlled prosthetics may come with a sense of touch – how researchers attempt to restore hand somatosensation in patients with brain-controlled robotic arms, and why it matters. Continue reading More than moving: Somatosensation in brain-controlled prosthetics

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Who’s afraid of the Humanoid Robot? – Let Neuroscience guide you through the Uncanny Valley

Chances are last week’s article left you worried about the technology of the future. But are you afraid of a robot apocalypse? It’s likely that the thought of some humanlike robots will make you feel uneasy. But why only some? Continue reading Who’s afraid of the Humanoid Robot? – Let Neuroscience guide you through the Uncanny Valley