Fostering Empathy Through Virtual Reality

  • Published21 Jan 2020
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Emma-Jane Alexander, manager of a visualization research center at the University of Wyoming, explains how virtual reality experiences can build understanding and empathy. She describes research where people can “try-on” a new body type or virtually experience self-harm.

This video is part of a series on Neural-Digital Interfaces, presented at Neuroscience 2019 for the Social Issues Roundtable.

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