Do exoskeletons dream of plastic sleep?: Comment on "The embodiment of assistive devices-from wheelchair to exoskeleton" by M. Pazzaglia and M. Molinari.

@article{Ferrara2016DoED,
  title={Do exoskeletons dream of plastic sleep?: Comment on "The embodiment of assistive devices-from wheelchair to exoskeleton" by M. Pazzaglia and M. Molinari.},
  author={Michele Ferrara and Daniela Tempesta and Luigi De Gennaro},
  journal={Physics of life reviews},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={
          178-80
        }
}
In the science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” [2] Blade Runners used a polygraph-like machine to determine if an individual was a replicant, by measuring his/her empathetic responses. Although made of biological materials and physically indistinguishable from humans, androids were considered to be pieces of machinery. Now there is the exciting perspective of using exoskeletons or other prosthetic tools to extend spinal cord injury (SCI) patients… CONTINUE READING
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