Next week’s lab: sweaty fumblings


28 May 2008, 23.55 CET

Monkeys and robots and handcuffs, oh my!

The New York Times goes to new lengths of neopseudofreudian prose:

In the new experiment, the monkeys’ brains seem to have adopted the mechanical appendage as their own, refining its movement as it interacted with real objects in real time. The monkeys had their own arms gently restrained while they learned to use the added one.

Just another Friday night at the office!

[Via the front page]