Virtual Reality can cure phobia of heights

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Fear of heights can be OVERCOME using virtual reality study reveals Researchers say the use of VR has produced significant benefits, after testing it on 100 patients with long-term height phobias Fear of heights can be beaten by using virtual reality to simulate being perched on a 10th-floor balcony, a study claims. Psychiatrists at Oxford University tested the therapy on 100 volunteers who had the phobia for an average of 30 years. They put on VR headsets and were “taken” to an office building, where they started low before gradually getting higher. Tasks included crossing a rickety walkway, rescuing a […]