Lectures

Can VR help create empathy around climate change? | TED

Can VR help create empathy around climate change? | TED

As climate change continues to destroy our oceans, ecosystem and wildlife, VR could be a powerful tool to create empathy and drive action. Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, demos his VR climate change simulator that takes users on a journey through dying coral reefs and more. read more…

The Trials and Tribulations of Narrative in VR | mediaX

The Trials and Tribulations of Narrative in VR | mediaX

From the October 24th mediaX Sensing and Tracking for 3D Narratives Conference, Jeremy Bailenson looks at the Ocean Acidification Project that allows users to stand in heavy traffic and follow carbon dioxide molecules from car tailpipes to the sea, where they are absorbed. read more…

Experience on Demand | mediaX

Experience on Demand | mediaX

Real experiences can change you, and virtual reality experiences can feel like real ones so virtual reality experiences can change you too. Jeremy Bailenson delves into how to create these experiences, on demand, that will change who we are as people. read more…