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Latest Jeremy Bailenson Stories

Virtual Superpowers May Encourage Altruism
2013-02-01 13:44:52

A Stanford study has shown that possessing the virtual superpower of flight encouraged empathetic behavior in most individuals

2011-04-09 04:14:32

If a tree falls in a virtual reality forest, will anyone hear an environmental message?

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2011-01-24 10:23:39

Your avatar may be just a virtual identity, but it can also affect how you are in the real world.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.