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Virtual reality: It’s not just for video games, Fortune

Virtual reality: It’s not just for video games, Fortune

VHIL research has shown that making a cause and effect relationship perceptual, as opposed to theoretical, changes consumer and other behaviors more than other interventions. Fortune » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2014/fortune-vr-not-just-for-videogames.pdf"...

The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?, Mashable

The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?, Mashable

Jeremy Bailenson imagines VR in five years transforming “the nature of what it means to travel, education, really redefining what it means to be in a place.” Mashable » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2014/mash-virtual-renaissance.pdf" style="default" size="normal"...

This is so like ‘The Matrix’, CNN Inside Man

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. CNN Inside Man »   [video width="704" height="384"...

If You Like Immersion, You’ll Love This Reality, The New York Times

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. The New York Times » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2014/nyt-vr-immersive.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank" display="inline"...

Infinite Reality: The Dawn of the Virtual Revolution, Stanford+Connects

Infinite Reality: The Dawn of the Virtual Revolution, Stanford+Connects

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.

Can Virtual Reality Make You a Better Person?, BBC Future

Can Virtual Reality Make You a Better Person?, BBC Future

Virtual reality has the potential to improve society by enhancing empathy and encouraging more considerate behaviors. BBC Future » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2014/bbc-vr-better-person.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank" display="inline"...