Peace and serenity in virtual worlds

The Next Generation Of Meditation: Virtual Reality For Guided Meditation

A recent book, Cure, by science writer Jo Marchant, examines placebos, meditation, and virtual reality and how they help power mind over body. In a recent interview on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, she shared that she wanted to understand how distraction could influence pain, so she immersed her foot in a box filled with really hot water. “It felt like a very intense burning pain on my foot when I just experienced it on its own,” Marchant said. ….[READ]

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