Empathy and Virtual Reality Monday, 21 October 2019 from 12:40 PM – 1:00 PM

Innovation Learning Theater - Innovation Pavilion
Session Type
Technology Playground & Learning Theaters
Virtual Reality (VR) has been called "the Ultimate Empathy Machine," but the research behind this statement is more nuanced. In this breakout session, Tobin Asher from the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University discusses what we know and don't know about the benefits of perspective taking in VR.


Portrait photo of Tobin Asher Tobin Asher
Associate Director of Global Partnerships, Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford University

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Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality

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