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Robots To Fight Autism

By Gerard @presurfer

Two years ago, a yellow spongiform robot named Keepon became a minor YouTube sensation when one of its creators programmed it to do a squishy, twisty dance in time to the Spoon song 'I Turn My Camera On.'
Now Keepon's creators are turning the robot's attention to a more serious task: to study how children with autism spectrum disorders interact socially and to see if the robot may be able to help in therapy.

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More info from Popular Science article.The Presurfer

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