New Science of Learning Offers Preview of Tomorrow's Classroom (image) Salk Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption A social robot can operate autonomously with children in a preschool setting. One long-term goal is to engineer systems that test whether young children can learn a foreign language through interactions with a talking robot. Credit Courtesy of Alan Decker and the Machine Perception Lab, UC San Diego. Usage Restrictions News media reproduction to illustrate this story permitted with proper attribution as provided above. For one time use only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.