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3 Surprising Side Effects of Virtual Reality

The documented potential side effects associated with virtual reality (VR) range from eyestrain to nausea. However, researchers have also discovered benefits that span far beyond mere entertainment. 1. Making Soldiers Better Equipped Before and After Deployment. It’s well known that the trauma soldiers deal with after returning home can be as severe as or worse than what they go through while on active duty. However, military officials use VR to teach soldiers coping mechanisms before they leave to serve, getting them ready to use those new skills under pressure. ….[READ]