Researchers Find Dogs Prefer Robots to Look like Dog-Like But Dog Owners Do Not

Robots are increasingly being used in our homes, from robot vacuums to help with cleaning to using voice-agents to play music. Especially for social robots such as Siri and Alexia which communicate with us, these robots take many different forms, from having human-like faces and features to static boxes that talk in human voices. Recently … Continue reading Researchers Find Dogs Prefer Robots to Look like Dog-Like But Dog Owners Do Not

Building Interactive Enrichment for Elephants

Elephants in captivity face several challenges - from not getting enough exercise (potentially leading to weight gain and foot problems) to not having enough stimulation to prevent them from getting bored. Addressing these problems is not always an easy task, as there is limited space in zoos and often few other elephants to interact with. … Continue reading Building Interactive Enrichment for Elephants