Humanoid Robot Brains (Science Out Loud S1 Ep2)

The smartest people in the world have spent millions on developing high-tech robots. But even though technology has come a long way, these humanoid robots are nowhere close to having the “brain” and motor control of a human. Why is that? Evan takes you behind the motor control processes in the human brain, and how cutting-edge research is trying to implement it in robots.
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Hosted and written by: Evan Ehrenberg
Additional scripting: Elizabeth Choe, George Zaidan, Tyler DeWitt
Executive producer: Elizabeth Choe
Director: George Zaidan
Editors: Jessica Harrop, Per Hoel ()
Production assistants: Conor Olmstead, Dan Martin
Robot footage from MIT Darpa Robotics Challenge Team:
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Music: “Cipher 2” – Kevin Macleod ()
“Magic Mountain” – Jahzzar ()
“Dirt” – Jahzzar ()
Special thanks: Prof. John Essigmann, Simmons Hall

Date: November 29, 2017
Category: Humanoid Robot