Hal Ersner-Hershfield's VHIL study, conducted with the Stanford Center of Longevity, shows subjects in an "aging mirror" allowing them to see what they'll look like when they reach retirement.more»
How immersive virtual reality can be used as a tool to study moral dilemmas, including VHIL research on moral identity.more»
Several VHIL studies show that people have trouble shedding appearence bias, even when interacting with avatars.more»
VHIL projects demonstrate how difficult it is to tell when someone is portraying a genuine version of themselves in a virtual world.more»
VHIL researcher Kathryn Segovia says people have real, emotional reactions to virtual reality. Virtual environments could be used to help with a person's fear of heights, or help someone with an eating disorder.more»
VHIL researcher Jesse Fox shows how Avatars can change the way we exercise and eat, or the way we view women.more»
Frontline visited Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Lab to find out how all that time online affects our real lives.