Watch: Newsround's robot week

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Ricky investigates the world of robots

They can walk, they can talk, and may soon be thinking for themselves.

The way we work, play and live with robots is changing.

In a special series Ricky travels the country meeting the robots of the future and the scientists working on them.

From spending a night in a robot house to getting a brain scan, Ricky finds out how and why our relationship with robots is changing, fast.

Check out his first report here...