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Seeing Is Believing, Stanford Magazine

Seeing Is Believing, Stanford Magazine

Maybe virtual reality isn't just a game anymore. Maybe its a way to build a better you. VHIL researchers are testing whether avatars can tell us something deeper about human behavior. Stanford Magazine » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2008/stanford-seeing.pdf"...

Is This Man Cheating on His Wife?, The Wall Street Journal

Is This Man Cheating on His Wife?, The Wall Street Journal

VHIL experiment shows that people socializing in virtual worlds remain sensitive to subtle cues like eye contact. The Wall Street Journal » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2007/wsj-cheating.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank" display="inline"...

Future Summit, CNN

Future Summit, CNN

CNN Summit on virtual worlds features Nick Yee of VHIL.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbY_zAOt-Ug

Virtual becomes reality at Stanford, The San Francisco Chronicle

Virtual becomes reality at Stanford, The San Francisco Chronicle

How does the human identity change now that we're digital? An overview of VHIL studies and videotaped tour of the lab. The San Francisco Chronicle » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2007/sf-virtualbecomes.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank"...

Study: Virtual Men Are Standoffish Too, USA Today

Study: Virtual Men Are Standoffish Too, USA Today

VHIL Second Life study indicates that interaction in virtual envirionments are governed by the same social norms as in the physical world. USA Today » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2007/ap-standoffish.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank"...