Human Brain Accepts Cyborg Limbs — And Robots Act Like Humans!

“It turns out that the human body may adapt well to Borg-like accessorization,” notes this report on experiments proving that our brain can incorporate “cyborg additions” into our body schema. (Even after using a mechanical grabber, test subjects still behaved as if their arms were longer!)

But what’s even more interesting is that apparently robots can also learn to act human. French researchers demonstrated the same adaptability in humanoid robots. (And Japanese researchers even debuted a $2 million walking robot at a fashion show in Tokyo…)