News tagged with cognitive mechanisms

Protected fear memories

( -- In the latest issue of Science, researchers from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland, show how a class of proteins surrounding nerve cells allows fear memories to persist ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Perfect skin: More touchy-feely robots

Robots could become a lot more 'sensitive' thanks to new artificial skins and sensor technologies developed by European scientists. Leading to better robotic platforms that could one day be used in industry, hospitals and ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Robotics
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