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How Do Robots Facilitate Better Learning?

Children and parents should ideally spend time together doing things they love. Such interactions are extremely important as they form the framework for learning in children’s formative years. However, for busy working parents who are trying hard to cope with these fast-paced times, time spent with children is almost a luxury. How Do Children Learn? Generally, children are social learners. Just as they learn from their environment, they also listen to you, understand you, interpret your intentions, and mimic you. The number of words children hear by age three influences their academic success by age nine. Words are just linguistic means, but conversations include non-verbal information, including meaningful associations, adult responsiveness, and social interaction patterns. Conversations, or someone to talk back...

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