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“human behavior”

Jun 6, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Eric Niiler
An emerging field known as neurobiological robotics is looking for unique human abilities that can be replicated in robots to make them work better.
Mar 17, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
A study suggests that you'll probably obey machines nearly as predictably as you do humans.
Mar 7, 2014 05:36 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Interaction designer Simone Rebaudengo pictures a world where smart appliances behave like people and humans merely host them. Continue reading →
Sep 30, 2013 12:31 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Three minutes of stillness can reward today's hyper-connected, permanently distracted world with 16 ounces of suds. Continue reading →
Sep 20, 2013 12:00 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Soldiers could care too much about the robots they send into battle.
Aug 23, 2013 12:14 PM ET // Nic Halverson
The Pavlov Poke is a new keyboard device that shocks users who overindulge in online distractions. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2013 01:31 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Ancient manual on human sexuality comes to life with pop-up holograms of 69 sexual positions. ->
Mar 21, 2013 11:46 AM ET // Jesse Emspak
A new kind of sensor will tell you just how much secondhand smoke is in the air -- and likely force many more smokers onto the street for a puff. ->