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From Sci Fi to Commercialization: The Rise of Digital Avatars

July 20, 2018

A lot of the fear and friction that come with asking for help, or the need to build trust with a stranger, are alleviated via visualizing therapy. Inhibitions melt away faster with a digital entity. In fact, an ongoing study within USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) is using virtual therapists to help veterans open up about their PTSD.

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