Vanderbilt researchers debuted a humanoid robot to teach social skills to autistic children, who were found to omit "silly" flourishes when copying adults' actions, whose condition was correlated with older grandfathers and with mothers who were abused as children, and in whose brains endocannabinoid signaling was found to be impeded. | Harper's Magazine

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Vanderbilt researchers debuted a humanoid robot to teach social skills to autistic children, who were found to omit “silly” flourishes when copying adults’ actions, whose condition was correlated with older grandfathers and with mothers who were abused as children, and in whose brains endocannabinoid signaling was found to be impeded.

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Vanderbilt researchers debuted a humanoid robot to teach social skills to autistic children, who were found to omit “silly” flourishes when copying adults’ actions, whose condition was correlated with older grandfathers and with mothers who were abused as children, and in whose brains endocannabinoid signaling was found to be impeded.

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