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Killing Time at Lightspeed by @gritfish: Yes Pls.

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Exposure Therapy Using Virtual Reality

JoAnn Difede, Ph.D., director of the Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian is developing a type of exposure therapy using virtual reality. Participants navigate through a number of computer-generated environments. Each scenario is personalized to fit a stressful situation from the past. Difede told Ivanhoe, “You and I […]
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“Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life…”

Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life that can be ordered, understood and conquered. They are fair and just in a way that the real world is not. The game makes its player a fair bargain: “Give me your time and energy and you will prevail in accordance with your […]