Can experiences in virtual reality impact human behavior? Professor Bailenson shares several studies from the Virtual Human Interaction Lab that demonstrate these changes, impacting the way we conserve resources, save for retirement, train for sports, learn and understand diversity.
Economics correspondent Paul Solman visits VHIL and discovers how virtual reality can be used to transform society.
What happens when we spend so much time in virtual spaces?
Jeremy Bailenson talks about the power of virtual reality technology to effect behavioral change, especially in the challenging area of lifestyle modification. Filmed at FutureMed, Singularity University.