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The See Change, Stanford Magazine

The See Change, Stanford Magazine

We are going from essentially no VR to potentially pervasive use of the most powerful medium ever. VHIL studies the consequences of a world where anything can happen at the touch of a button and feel like it’s actually happening. Stanford Magazine » [button text="View...

Tricking Your Brain in Virtual Reality, Tested

Tricking Your Brain in Virtual Reality, Tested

We experience a VHIL demo that alters our sense of body (proprioception). We learn how easy it brain can adapt to controlling virtual limbs, and the power of visual information to override our own movements in the real world. Tested »  ...

Tested Visits Stanford’s Virtual Reality Lab!, Tested

Tested Visits Stanford’s Virtual Reality Lab!, Tested

While we've seen and used many virtual reality products aimed at consumers, there's also a lot of research in academia using virtual reality to study human psychology and behavior. Tested »   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cil7OT8bGik

Meet Virtual You: How Your VR Self Influences Your Real-Life Self

Meet Virtual You: How Your VR Self Influences Your Real-Life Self

You know your thoughts and feelings affect your body language — but this works the other way around, too. Happiness causes us to smile, of course, but smiling also causes us to feel happy. VHIL Experimental research suggests that this concept also applies to the...

360° Diving Exploration of Kelp Forest Aquarium, BBC Big Blue Live

360° Diving Exploration of Kelp Forest Aquarium, BBC Big Blue Live

Stanford scholars — The Goldbogen Lab and The Virtual Human Interaction Lab — have teamed with BBC Big Blue Live to capture immersive 360 footage of a vibrant kelp forest. This immersive learning tool will be used to teach about marine science and to understand the...

Virtual reality becomes a reality for college football, USA Today

Virtual reality becomes a reality for college football, USA Today

A graduate thesis from VHIL has transformed the way that football players train.  Derek Belch and Jeremy Bailenson explored ways to shoot video during Stanford practices last season.   The Stanford football team was the earliest user of the technology. USA Today »...