Social robots are looking to help reduce loneliness among the elderly in the United States, where 21 states have distributed free robot pets to older residents (Katie Engelhart / New Yorker)


Katie Engelhart / New York:

There has been a closer look at whether social robots can help reduce loneliness among the elderly in the United States, where 21 states have distributed free robot pets to older residents.– For older Americans, social exclusion is especially dangerous. Will the machine buddies fill in the blanks? – It felt like great love again, in that big empty house.

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