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Robotic Assistats for the Elderly - Interview With Cory-Ann Smarr
2012-11-14 15:05:39

Cory-Ann Smarr, a member of Georgia Tech's Human Factors and Aging Laboratory, recently talked with redOrbit about her team’s research into the psychology of robotic assistance.

Robotic Assistance In The Home For Elderly Care
2012-10-26 09:14:58

Georgia Tech researchers surveyed older adults about how they would feel about having a robot around the house to help them with everyday activities and chores and the results were mixed.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.