The Limits of Virtual Reality: Debugging the Empathy …

published at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Through this experience, the designers and their collaborators hope to build empathy in participants. This impulse is widespread in virtual reality, an increasingly … (Link to) MIT paper

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Wikipedia defines Empathy and Virtual Reality

As Wikipedia defines: Empathy is the capacity to understand what another person is experiencing from within the other person’s frame of reference, ie, the capacity to place oneself in another’s shoes. Virtual Reality (VR), sometimes referred to as immersive multimedia, is a computer-simulated environment that can simulate physical presence in places in the real world […]

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