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As you have already hinted at, the issue is controversial. I could leave it at that and say "no, there is no consensus", and it would be a true answer, but it wouldn't be satisfying, wouldn't it? Instead, I'll briefly define the topic, give a few examples, and then a few recent criticisms. My answer will be weighted somewhat towards "cognition" instead of ...
Yes, it's often called Neurorobotics. There are several labs doing this kind of research. Here's a small sample: Jeff Krichmar at UC Irvine. The Neurorobotics Research Laboratory at Humboldt Unveristy The Neurorobotics Lab at Drexel University Jun Tani at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology NxR at Northwestern
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