Virtual reality improves offenders’ empathy

Researchers from IDIBAPS and the University of Barcelona developed a virtual reality system so that men who committed a domestic violence crime can get into the victim’s shoes. The study, published in Scientific Reports, shows that these violent people have a lack of emotional recognition...

A study shows the influence of immersive virtual reality on racial bias

Researchers of the Institute of Neurosciences have studied the influence of immersive virtual reality (IVR) on racial bias. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, has used this technology to analyse the effects of immersion on a virtual person in automatic behaviours towards other...