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Virtual Reality For Better Vision

Here's a staggering stat: 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide! Of that number, 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision. Researchers have recently developed a virtual reality environment...

Get Smarter with Virtual Reality

What's the latest weapon to being the smartest kid in the classroom? New research shows that academic tests that utilize virtual reality might predict better than pencil-and-paper tests whether a person has a cognitive...
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VR Interaction Puts Introverts at Ease

It’s no secret that introverts are often uncomfortable in social situations, even when there are only a few people present. Now, a recent study by Facebook IQ reveals that introverts actually fare much better...
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VR Could Make You into a Superhero!

Who wouldn't want to be more like their favorite superhero? The truth is, our society's love of costumed crusaders only serves as a beacon to what we long to be in real life. While...
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VR Curing Vertigo?

Wait a second. You've heard the old story that virtual reality brings on a bad case of vertigo for most users, right? Of course you have. It's about as common to hear now as...
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Crush Fear with VR!

New evidence suggests virtual reality could help kids stress less about going to the doctor’s office. A pilot study found that VR reduces stress in kids who are scheduled to have injections – one...

Seeing the Possibilities in VR!

Magic Leap engineers have allegedly developed an augmented reality device to diagnose and treat color blindness as well as other eye maladies. Though not much is known about this technology beyond the information contained...
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More Than Gaming, Augmented Reality is Taking Over Med Tech

Augmented reality is quickly becoming much more than a gaming trend. Chances are you have heard of the popular augmented reality smartphone game called Pokemon Go!  Or maybe you have seen youngsters using augmented...
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Guest Editorial: Virtual Reality, Nature and Pain Relief in Kids

Views of nature have been shown to lower stress levels in children, and kids love new tech. So do their parents. Thus, our pilot program: with a growing deficit of nature exposure with greater...
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Health Game Changer: VR MRIs

Virtual reality has made it possible to view and manipulate MRIs, CT scans and other medical scans in a virtual environment. This technological achievement will prove invaluable to medical professionals as well as medical...