VR May Change the Future of Therapy

Published: October 23, 2019
Category: News

Researchers are discovering that virtual reality (VR) is more than just a fancy way to play video games. It’s proving useful in therapy.

“What does head-mounted display virtual reality provide people?” says Skip Rizzo, research professor and director for medical virtual reality at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. “It can immerse a person in an environment that can help them to get over their fears or confront their past traumas, all in a controlled stimulus environment.”

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