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NPR Podcast Features BGU Pain Research

NPR Podcast Features BGU Pain Research

September 3, 2020

Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

Dr. Shelly Levy-Tzedek is pictured here with the robot PARO

NPR’s The Loh Down on Science podcast features BGU research findings from Dr. Shelly Levy-Tzedek, head of the Cognition, Aging and Rehabilitation Lab in BGU’s Department of Physical Therapy. The study finds that physically interacting with PARO, a fuzzy seal-like social robot, reduces the perception of pain.

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