Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows audio experience in virtual reality can be 'authentic'

Experts, as part of the University of York's XR Stories project, have proposed a new sound strategy to developing virtual reality (VR) environments, based on how people receive images and sounds from the real world, ultimately ...

Medical research

Using light to reprogramme the brain's GPS

Neuroscientists at UCL have used laser beams to "switch on" neurons in mice, providing new insight into the hidden workings of memory and showing how memories underpin the brain's inner GPS system.

Health

Physiotherapy could be done at home using virtual reality

Virtual reality could help physiotherapy patients complete their exercises at home successfully thanks to researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, who managed to combine VR technology with 3-D motion capture.

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