Learning from the Virtual You How you appear in the virtual world could affect your behavior in real life, according to researchers at Stanford University. We examine how people interact psychologically with their virtual-reality selves.
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Learning from the Virtual You

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Learning from the Virtual You

Learning from the Virtual You

Learning from the Virtual You

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How you appear in the virtual world could affect your behavior in real life, according to researchers at Stanford University. Andrea Seabrook speaks with Stanford's Jeremy Bailenson about his research into how people interact psychologically with their virtual-reality representations.

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