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Podium panic

Podium panic

作者:能榇  时间:2019-03-06 02:20:00  人气:

By Duncan Graham-Rowe IF PUBLIC speaking gives you the willies, the chances are you’ll be just as scared of virtual people, experts have discovered. But in the long run these “avatars” will help you overcome your fears. Mel Slater at University College London. and his colleague David-Paul Pertaub have developed a VR environment to help people overcome their phobias. In their virtual seminar room, people have to give a presentation to eight computer-generated people who can appear by turns fascinated, bored stiff or just annoyingly neutral. While it’s not the first time VR has been used to treat phobias,