Friends With Holograms: Using VR to train social workers to sniff out child abuse

In this article, a training program for social workers is presented. It is made by Accenture to help people to develop their observation skills in a very difficult context, using VR and voice recognition. The idea is to help caseworkers refine their skills in a real-world setting, interviewing a child, a mother, and an admittedly scary-looking father. Only the immersive storytelling and interactivity of VR and voice could make this training so impactful, said Cortney…

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La réalité virtuelle pour former les médecins à l’annonce d’un événement grave

L’utilisation de la réalité virtuelle en santé est très souvent relié à la formation aux gestes techniques, que ce soit pour apprendre à utiliser des machines ou pour répéter des gestes de chirurgie. Dans cet exemple d’utilisation développé par le Laboratoire parole et langage et le Laboratoire des sciences de l’information et des systèmes (CNRS Marseille) la technologie permet à des médecins de développer leurs compétences sociales, en particulier dans l’annonce de faits douloureux aux…

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Could Pokemon GO, Augmented Reality Apps be Used for Mental Health Therapy?

We know thah geolocalization games like Pokemon Go could help people in doing physical exercises but a new study from the from McMaster University shows that it could also be benefic for those with mental illness. When the game first came out, I noticed patients who had severe social anxiety disorder and a lot of depression starting to go out of their homes—and leave their computer screens and get off their couches—to play the game…

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