As we develop, how do stereotypes come to affect behavioral choices?

As we develop, how do stereotypes come to affect behavioral choices?

Andrew Meltzoff: Well stereotypes have a very powerful influence on young children. We, and others, have been studying this recently. There are stereotypes in American culture, many stereotypes; some about gender, some about race, ethnicity, even social class and age.…

Computational behavioral science develops tools, methods for autism – Science Nation

Computational behavioral science develops tools, methods for autism – Science Nation

♪MUSIC♪ WOMAN: “Let’s play ball”… MILES O’ BRIEN: Lexie is an active, healthy 2 year old, and already lending a hand, actually her wrists, to see how sensors can help us better understand her emotional responses to social situations. ROSALIND…

Engineering soft robots for paradigm shift in rehabilitation – Science Nation

Engineering soft robots for paradigm shift in rehabilitation – Science Nation

[♪] Mile O’Brien: Tim Gatautis suffered a spinal cord injury in a swimming accident nearly a decade ago. He’s been in the chair ever since. He’d like to be able to do more for himself. That’s what brings him here…

3D Tele-Rehabilitation: Beyond Today’s Internet

3D Tele-Rehabilitation: Beyond Today’s Internet

♪ MUSIC ♪ I am working on a project called 3D Telerehabilitation. What we are basically trying to do is virtualize a physical therapy session in which a patient and a therapist cannot be together at the same location. Even…

Psychologist Anne Treisman is a 2011 National Medal of Science Laureate

Psychologist Anne Treisman is a 2011 National Medal of Science Laureate

♫MUSIC♫ DR. TREISMAN: I suppose I'mbest known for trying to understand how attention shapesthe world of perception and what we see, what we becomeconsciously aware of, and what things we don't become aware ofbut still, the brain registers. So, I'm…