Socially Assistive Robotic Music Therapist for Maintaining Attention of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairments

Adriana Tapus, Maja Mataric

This paper presents a hypothesis-testing preliminary study that aims to develop affordable customized socially assistive robotics (SAR) tools that can help to provide cognitive care to users suffering from cognitive changes related to aging and/or Alzheimer’s disease.

Submitted: Sep 12, 2008