Virtual Reality or VR devices like Google’s Oculus Rift and Samsung’s Gear VR are on their way to becoming on par with products like the video game console or even, the smartphone. The immersive experience of virtual reality tech can be an entertaining novelty, but could what we experience virtually effect us on a deeper level?
Real life experiences have a big influence on who we are, which leads some scientists to ask, can a virtual experience also change us?
For a look at some of the experimental applications of Virtual Reality, Take Two’s Alex Cohen spoke with Grace Ahn, Communications and Advertising Professor at the University of Georgia. She discussed her research on how a virtual reality experience can inform the decisions we make.
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