Care homes for older adults are a complex environment where digital information technology transforms traditional care. In this presentation Sofia Thunberg will address how decision makers in Swedish municipalities goes from idea to introduction of social robots, how care workers are affected by these introductions and how they adjust to their new tasks handling social robots, as well as benefits and implications for older adults when introducing social robots into their lives.
Professor Dario Farina is Chair in Neurorehabilitation Engineering at Imperial College London. His research focuses on biomedical signal processing, neurorehabilitation technology, and neural control of movement. In this presentation he will discuss Neuromechanics of Human Movement - A Motor Neuron Centric View.
Martin S. Hagger in his presentation will introduce the ego-depletion effect and associated theoretical perspectives and mechanistic explanations. He will describe the introduction of a meta-analysis that was conducted of published laboratory experiments testing the effect using the received approach to testing the effect. The analysis yielded a medium-sized ego depletion effect (d = 0.62) across studies with substantive variability.