ethics

Do social robots deserve our appreciation?

Do social robots deserve our appreciation?

A bioethicist argues that Western societies could benefit from acknowledging social robots' relational value.

VR unmasks impact of moral distress on healthcare workers

VR unmasks impact of moral distress on healthcare workers

Researchers are using virtual reality to understand the impact of moral distress on healthcare workers during the pandemic.

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Researchers warn of the potential social, ethical, and legal consequences of technologies interacting heavily with human brains.

Eliminating bias from AI critical to improve equity

Eliminating bias from AI critical to improve equity

AI-driven healthcare has the potential to transform medical decision-making and treatment, but these algorithms must be thoroughly tested and continuously monitored to avoid unintended consequences to patients.

Parkinsons: Brain activities wirelessly recorded

Parkinsons: Brain activities wirelessly recorded

Researchers have wirelessly recorded the brain activity of patients living with Parkinson's disease and then used that information to adjust the stimulation delivered by an implanted device.

How do people react to appearance of robots?

How do people react to appearance of robots?

'Moralities of Intelligent Machines' is a project that investigates people’s attitudes towards moral choices made by artificial intelligence.

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