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MIT engineers create robots that can correctly sort objects by reading human minds

by Larra Morris

March 07, 2017 at 8:42 AM

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Engineers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT have developed robots that can correctly sort objects by reading human minds using an electroencephalograph monitor. The system is programmed to detect brain signals known as “error-related potentials” when the person wearing the monitor sees them trying to put an object in the wrong place. Once the robot detects an error it places the object in the other box, and even changes its facial expression to show embarrassment.
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