A federally funded program is trying to increase high school graduation, college readiness and college enrollment at low resource high schools.
By Carol Cutler White, The Conversation
Bringing audiences closer to the reality of a story has always been the preoccupation of journalists, and VR, it seems, offers an ideal multimedia experience.
By Jeremy Bailenson
A handful of scientists are testing a controversial practice of using virtual reality to diagnose pedophilia in men in hopes of helping them manage their sexual desires before they act on them.
By Shanoor Seervai, STAT
How do companies anticipate the trends that reshape their business and our culture? Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to long-term trend spotter DeeDee Gordon about what's gaining traction now, from gender fluidity to virtual reality.
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
What if watching a movie was more like being inside the movie? With virtual reality, your brain can be tricked into believing that you’re flying or in a different country -- a powerful creative tool for storytellers. Jeffrey Brown visits…
This was in the New Frontier exhibition that’s showcasing a new world of virtual reality technology and its use in filmmaking. There was plenty of video game-like ‘immersion,’ Filmmakers are beginning to think through how to tell a complex story…
By Walter Mischel
If taught young, self-control skills can have strong protective effects, even helping those whose vulnerabilities might make them more likely to fall behind economically. That's according to Walter Mischel, author of "The Marshmallow Test," in part four of his conversation…
By David Bosworth
Six years ago, during the fall of 2008, the financial world was unraveling. But the origins of the Great Recession weren't simply monetary; they were moral, argues University of Washington professor David Bosworth. And yet, virtual America continues to miss…
Facebook has bought the maker of a virtual reality headset and interface for $2 billion. Economics correspondent Paul Solman profiles the company, Oculus VR, and Hari Sreenivasan talks to Vindu Goel of The New York Times for more on the…
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