ICT’s Virtual Patients in Psychology Today

Published: February 5, 2008
Category: News

The February 2008 issue of Psychology Today features ICT virtual characters Justin and Justina, two life-like patients being developed to help teach students at USC’s Keck School of Medicine to interview patients and diagnose their conditions. Part of ICT’s Virtual Humans Project, the “patients” were created by ICT’s Patrick Kenny, Tom Parsons and Skip Rizzo, with collaborators in USC’s Department of Psychiatry.  Says Rizzo in the article, “It’s going to revolutionize the way therapists are trained.”
Read the Psychology Today story.