March 15, 2016 by Amara D. Angelica
Researchers in the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab, led by Cynthia Breazeal, PhD, have developed a powerful new “socially assistive” robot called Tega that senses the affective (emotional/feeling) state of a learner, and based on those cues, creates a personalized motivational strategy.
But what are the implications for the future of education … and society? (To be addressed in questions below.)
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