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About VHIL: The mission of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University is to understand the dynamics and implications of interactions among people in immersive virtual reality simulations (VR), and other forms of human digital representations in media, communication systems, and games. The lab was founded by Prof. Jeremy Bailenson whose upcoming book, Infinite Reality, explores the impact of VHIL research.

Virtual Human Interaction Lab – Stanford University


 

VHIL New & Featured

This is so like 'The Matrix', CNN Inside Man
- Morgan Spurlock walks a virtual reality plank at VHIL, and steps off. His brain doesn't know the difference between reality and virtual reality.

If You Like Immersion, You’ll Love This Reality, The New York Times
- Virtual reality technology is advancing so quickly that it is certain to infuse just about every corner of our lives.

Facebook’s Virtual Reality Play: Oculus, NPR
- Radio panel discusses the impact of the Oculus purchase, featuring Jeremy Bailenson.

Virtual Superheroes: Using Superpowers in Virtual Reality to Encourage Prosocial Behavior, PLoS ONE
- Research results indicate that having the “superpower” of flight leads to greater helping behavior in the real world, regardless of how participants used that power.
- Virtual Superheroes Are More Heroic In Real Life, Discovery News

Supreme Court Justice Alito quotes Infinite Reality in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn

Infinite Reality – Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution
- Blascovich and Bailenson reveal how the human brain behaves in virtual environments and examine where radical new developments in digital technology will lead us. "Exhilarating ... a must-read" - Los Angeles Times