Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 
  • PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour | Robots Play Part in Treatment for People With Special Needs | PBS

Duration: 09:01
Program: PBS NewsHour #10538
Broadcast Date: Jan. 9, 2013

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.

Tags:

Topics:

Post Date: January 9, 2013