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Rosalind Picard and Kate Darling join other experts to discuss how and why humans empathize with machines.
The technology being developed can enable personalized interactions with an autistic child, helping therapists to engage their attention.
Wearable devices might even help prevent suicide by giving a heads-up about worrisome behavior.
Tech companies working on artificial intelligence find that a diverse staff can help avoid biased algorithms that cause public embarrassment
Six MIT researchers are among the 86 new members and 18 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Rosalind Picard is nominated to the NAE for her contributions to affective and wearable computing.
Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2018 World Technology Awards, including Arnav Kapur, M. Ehsan Hoque, and Affectiva.
'Affective computing' measures subtle changes in stress and mental health.
Wearables are already replacing traditional drugs and therapies—this year, they'll go further still.
Creating sensitive and astute machines comes with a plethora of ethical considerations.
Social robots could potentially aid therapists working with autistic children in the future.
A dialogue concerning the impact of AI on the human brain and its relation to autism and depression.
Presented as part of the Advancing Wellbeing Seminar Series
Media Lab students, faculty, researchers and affiliates pitching panels at SXSW 2019
Hiawatha Bray reports on the unrest bubbling up in the tech industry.
Personalized machine-learning models capture subtle variations in facial expressions to better gauge how we feel
Machine learning network offers personalized estimates of children’s behavior.
Rana el Kaliouby is now helping AI understand human emotion. Rosalind Picard pioneered the field of affective computing.
The same device that is driving you crazy could hold the keys to solving our mental health crisis.
April 18, 2018
Revisit Human 2.0, a 2007 Media Lab symposium focused on the future of human adaptability.
Celebrating Brain Awareness Week with a look at some of the Media Lab's brain research
On Aug. 15, 25 MIT students and staff members were engaged in a lively lecture and discussion in Building 66 — but the room was completel...
From Lenin to Einstein: How being someone else can change your behavior
Lensing Machines–Representing Perspective in Machine Learning
Generative models are venerated as ful...
The Media Lab's 2017 MSRP interns reflect on their experiences.
In a room at The MIT Media Lab, you can find the dreamscape of small children everywhere. Giant cities, in perfect detail, constructed en...
I will always remember Edith as cheerful, intellectually playful, and intellectual about play. She was patient with answering questi...
Artificial intelligence is outperforming the human sort in a growing range of fields—but how do we make sure it behaves morally?
Audio: Tech that senses and responds to our emotional states.
A regular sleep schedule is important for happiness and wellbeing.
The wearable uses automated machine learning to pick up changes.
Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with head of the Affective Computing group Rosalind Picard
Carson Reynolds | In Memory | (1976-2013)On July 4, 2013 the Media Lab lost a long-time member of our community with the passing of C...
"At the Media Lab, there really was this ‘aha’ moment."
Google’s songwriting program learns by combining statistical learning and explicit rules—the same approach may make it easier for enginee...
"The thing that gets me most excited over and over is when I don't know what's going to happen."
According to Leslie, the Vessels goes beyond a metaphor. It encapsulates the technical process. By the signal processing techniques, she ...
"I heard about MIT Media Lab and that they sort of liked misfits, and I was a misfit at that point. "
Wearable sensors may soon know us better than we know ourselves—and that is both tremendously exciting and a cause for caution, according...
More information about the Affective Computing group is available on their legacy group website.
The heatmap below can be used by an intelligent virtual agent to synthesize appropriate facial expressions during a conversation. The fig...
State of the art technology has made it possible to monitor various physiological signals for prolonged periods. Using wearable sensors, ...
Digital technologies have made their way into all the aspects of our lives that, according to psychology, influence our wellbeing—everyth...
Dr. Temple Grandin in conversation with founder and director of the Media Lab's Affective Computing Rosalind Picard.