As doctors begin experimenting with Virtual Reality, some surprising discoveries are being made. Dr. Kim Bullock, a neuropsychiatrist at Stanford University, has been studying VR to treat severe anxiety. It turns out that the VR treatment was having a significant (and very positive) side effect. Her patients are finding it helps with chronic pain issues.
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Emory Craig is a VR consultant, writer, and speaker with years of experience in art, new media, and higher education. He is actively engaged in innovative developments for AR and VR at the intersection of learning, games, and immersive storytelling. He is fascinated by virtual worlds, AI-driven avatars, and the ethical implications of blurring the boundaries between the real and the virtual.