Scientists from Lublin have investigated how the brain works during uncontrolled distraction from a task and mind-wandering. 'Such a brain feels lost as to what it should be doing', says the team leader, Dr. Paweł Krukow.
One of the challenges of using artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine is the lack of regulation. This can cause a number of problems, says Professor Justyna Król-Całkowska, head of Department of International and European Law at Lazarski University in Warsaw, member of the Council of Experts at the Ombudsman for Patients' Rights.
Every 10th person in Poland has mobility problems. In everyday life, they can be assisted by companion robots that will do shopping or administer medications. Now, scientists from Poland in collaboration with several foreign research centres, are working on a project concerning satellite navigation for a companion robot, which in the future may improve the quality of life of people with limited mobility.
People spend an average of nearly four hours a day improving their beauty, according to a study on nearly 100,000 people from 93 countries. Among the groups that spend less time on it are men, middle-aged people, people in long-term relationships, people who avoid social media and those who consider themselves moderately attractive.