Psychology Update — Inside the Effort to Expand Virtual Reality Treatments for Mental Health

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TITLE Inside the Effort to Expand Virtual Reality Treatments for Mental Health   DESCRIPTION Most of us think of “virtual reality” as a headset with games.  However, over the past few decades VR has been used a an important tool in treating a variety of Psychological Disorders.  “The term “virtual reality” had been coined less… Read more »

Psychology Update — MULTIPLE USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) IN PSYCHOLOGY AND THERAPY

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THIS WEEK’S PSYCHOLOGY UPDATE FOCUSES ON THE USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) AS A TECHNOLOGY TOOL USED FOR TREATMENT OF VARIOUS TYPES OF CONDITIONS.  BELOW YOU WILL FIND A LISTING OF ARTICLE TITLES, WEBSITES, AND YOUTUBE LINKS FOR VARIOUS USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN THERAPY. THE REFERENCES CAN SERVE AS A STARTING POINT FOR STUDENTS… Read more »

Psychology App of the Week — InMind VR

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PSYCHOLOGY APP OF THE WEEK NAME InMind VR     {PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PSYCHOLOGY UPDATE FOR THIS WEEK (NOVEMBER 27, 2017) FOCUSES ON THE ISSUE OF THE USE OF VR IN THE FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY.}   iOS:  (free) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inmind-vr-cardboard/id971720127?mt=8   ANDROID: (free) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nivalvr.inmind&hl=en   DESCRIPTION   From the Google Play and  iTunes Store InMind… Read more »