digital nation - life on the virtual frontier

A New Therapy for a New Generation

For soldiers who grew up gaming, virtual therapy may be an easier experience than sitting on a therapist's couch. Albert "Skip" Rizzo, PhD., is a research scientist who helped develop Virtual Iraq and is at the forefront of exploring virtual reality for mental health treatment.

Albert "Skip" Rizzo, PhD., a research scientist who helped develop Virtual Iraq, tells how...
Getting on Board with VR
Virtual violence doesn't necessarily lead to real life violence, according to Albert "Skip...
Violent Games
Our correspondent Douglas Rushkoff puts on the helmet and picks up the controller.
Doug's Visit to Virtual Iraq


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posted February 2, 2010

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