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Can virtual reality help people with dementia? One Rutgers professor thinks so

Virtual reality allows us to escape the real world and jump into the surreal. We put on those clunky headsets and bam — we’re flying in outer space, scaling a huge mountain or killing an army of zombies, all from our living rooms. But what if similar technology could be used, not to escape, but to help people suffering from a form of dementia maintain a grasp on the real world? What if it could also help American soldiers suffering from a traumatic brain injury or stroke victims who have lost partial use of a limb? ….[READ]

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