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Background: This PATRICIA research project is about using pet robots to reduce pain and anxiety in hospitalized children. The study began 2 years ago and it is believed that the advances made in this project are significant. Patients, parents, nurses, psychologists, and engineers have adopted the Pleo robot, a baby dinosaur robotic pet, which... read more
- Larriba, Ferran, Cristóbal Raya, Cecilio Angulo, Jordi Albo-Canals, Marta Díaz, and Roger Boldú. "Externalising moods and psychological states in a cloud based system to enhance a pet-robot and child's interaction." BioMedical Engineering OnLine 15, no. 1 (7, 2016): 187-196.