Could virtual bodyswapping help end racism and discrimination?
“Walk a mile in my shoes,” used to be only a figure of speech. But now, it’s more of a reality.
Well, a virtual reality.
Tapping into the human brain’s natural ability to collect information from all five senses, researchers from Spain and the UK were able to simulate what it’s like inhabiting the body of a person from another race, gender or ethnic group in an effort to change people’s views on race and discrimination.