KASPAR Capable Of Helping Children With Autism

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is among the most common mental disorders. According to the National Autistic Society there are 700,000 people with some form of autism in the UK. Although there are relatively many people with autism there is still no cure. Hope resides in making the lives of people with ASD easier using social robots. Earlier this year researchers at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in collaboration with Adelante, Heliomare, University of Siena, University of Hertfordshire, Proteion and Sevagram published their findings on using social robots in healthcare. Continue reading “KASPAR Capable Of Helping Children With Autism”

Researchers Find Keystrokes Reveal Health

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New research from the Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium concludes keystrokes, or how people type on their computer keyboard, can reveal a great amount of information about the state of someone’s health.

In a paper that will be presented in the upcoming issue of Scientific Reports the researchers reveal they were able to distinguish if someone was typing at night or during the day, and even if someone had Parkinson disease. Continue reading “Researchers Find Keystrokes Reveal Health”