The very real health dangers of virtual reality Is the magical world of virtual reality arriving in your home this holiday season? You’re not alone. Statistics show that more than a million VR headsets were shipped during the third quarter … Continue reading Is VR dangerous?
Adidas Unveils Vertical Reality Experience: Acrophobics Need Not Apply Above, there are clear and open Mediterranean skies; Blood and chalk stains mark the rough granite in front of you, and below, there’s a whole lot of nothing. As someone who’s … Continue reading Beyond the gym
This Company is Fighting Sexual Harassment with VR Since the sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein were made public last month, the #MeToo movement flooded the internet with thousands of personal stories of sexual assault and harassment. The … Continue reading How to combat sexual assaults
Opioids haven’t solved chronic pain, maybe virtual reality can When someone walks or rolls into the emergency department at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles with food stuck in their throat, the ER staff calls someone like Brennan Spiegel. As a … Continue reading Painkiller prescriptions
Virtual reality system helps surgeons, reassures patients Two people sitting in chairs and wearing virtual-reality headsets as the look at screens with images of a brain. The virtual reality system is helping train residents, assist surgeons in planning upcoming operations … Continue reading A medicine VR game
Scientists reduce fear of death by using virtual reality to induce an out-of-body experience Virtual reality systems can create out-of-body experiences — and these experiences may be able to reduce the fear of death, according to a recently published study. … Continue reading The full body ownership illusion
Emotion Sensing In VR: How VR Is Being Used To Benefit Mental Health Cancer and heart disease are well recognised causes of ill health, however a recent report by the Institute of Global Health reveals that in terms of the … Continue reading Improving mental health