Last updated March 27th 2017

March 23, 2017| Shir Kashi, an undergraduate student at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev won the best Late-Breaking Report award at the 2017 Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) in Vienna, Austria earlier this month. Kashi, a research assistant in Dr. Shelly Levi Tzedek’s Cognition, Aging and Rehabilitation (CAR) Lab, presented the results of her study on people playing the mirror game with a robotic arm. The study was conducted at the Department of Physical Therapy, as part of broader research in the CAR lab on interactions between people and robots, with the aim of understanding how to design optimal interactions for integrating robots in the rehabilitation reconstruction process in the future.