Feeling Blue? This Robot Knows It.

“By processing information sent from physiological sensors the human counterpart wears, the Vanderbilt robot can detect when its master is having a bad day and approach with the query: ‘I sense that you are anxious. Is there anything I can do to help?'” —Feeling Blue? This Robot Knows It.Wired)

The story includes an amusing opposing view: “Speaking as a former soldier, the last thing I would want is an artificial girlfriend by my side to nag me about how I am feeling while out in the battlefield.”