April 13, 2016

Virtual reality tested by NFL as tool to confront racism, sexism

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Virtual reality can bring us to the top of Mount Everest. But Stanford University researchers believe it can conquer an even steeper challenge: racial and sexual discrimination.

"Feeling prejudice by walking a mile in someone else's shoes is what VR was made for," says Jeremy Bailenson, director of Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab.

Read more... http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/04/08/virtual-reality-tested-tool-confront-racism-sexism/82674406/

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