Researchers have developed an innovative training protocol that, utilizing immersive virtual reality (IVR), leads to real physical and cognitive benefits.
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Virtual reality avatar-based coaching shows promise to increase access to nutrition education to children at risk for obesity,
Researchers have constructed a 3D vision-guided artificial skin that enables tactile sensing with high performance, opening doors to innumerable applications in medicine.
Researchers have developed a method for two individuals to share an avatar in Virtual Reality.
Using VR to make threats appear near or far is what makes it harder to extinguish the fear of a close-up threat and more likely that you’ll have some long-term stress from the experience.
A 4-limb robotic system controlled by brain signals helped a tetraplegic man to move his arms and walk using a ceiling-mounted harness for balance.
Interacting with a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT boosted young patients’ positive emotions, engagement, and activity level.
Stress management: virtual support by "human" avatars works just as well as face-to-face support, a new study shows.
Anorexia nervosa patients prefer underweight bodies, scientists find when they investigated body perception using virtual reality.
Using machine learning, a group of researchers demonstrated that it was possible to detect dementia from conversations in human-agent interaction.
“The digital transformation will make healthcare even more human. It will enable us to provide preventive and personalized healthcare,” says Prof. Dr. Koen Kas, Professor of Oncology at Ghent University, Belgium.