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  • ISBN: 9781534500266
  • ISBN: 153450026X
  • ISBN: 9781534500303
  • ISBN: 1534500308
  • Physical Description: 200 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Greenhaven Publishing, 2017.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Is a simulated world a better world? Virtual reality is more than just entertainment / Virtual Reality Society ; Schools struggle with virtual reality / Benjamin Herold ; Virtual reality is transforming healthcare / Bertalan Mesko ; VR helps create better soldiers and commanders / David Kushner ; Virtual reality can revolutionize higher education / David Matthews -- How real is real? Virtual reality is moving in positive directions / Maria Konnikova ; Virtual reality is not ready for widespread use / Mark Ceb ; Experiencing history is better than learning it / Luke O'Neil ; Virtual reality helps users develop empathy / Ben Kuchera ; Market research will benefit from virtual reality / Raymond Burke ; To become mainstream technology, virtual reality must overcome challenges / Stuart Dredge -- What impact will virtual reality have on human behavior? Virtual reality has therapeutic applications / Bobbie Ticknor ; Virtual reality effectively engages the emotions / Julia Diemer, Georg W. Alpers, Henrik M. Peperkorn, Yousef Shiban, and Andreas Muhlberger ; Despite challenges, VR offers opportunities for psychology research / Christopher J. Wilson and Alessandra Soranzo ; VR violent video games could be dangerous / Thomas McMullan ; In the classroom, virtual reality is better than real world / Mathew Georghiou -- Will virtual reality lead to a decline in society? VR developers must adhere to a code of ethics / Daniel Oberhaus ; Research should focus on minimizing negative effects of VR / Mark E. Koltko-Rivera ; Church-goers can find meaning and community in virtual reality / Giulio Prisco ; Virtual reality may not be safe / Vikram Kinkar ; Virtual reality can save the planet / Ivy Shih.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 9 to 12.
Subject: Virtual reality > Popular works.
Computer simulation > Popular works.
Human-computer interaction > Popular works.

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Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality
by Henneberg, Susan (Editor)
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Virtual Reality

Virtual reality might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but it has been in use in various forms since the 1950s. The technology is being developed for use in education, professional and military training, therapy, entertainment, and design. But is a simulated world a better world? Experts caution that virtual reality could be physically and emotionally debilitating. They predict that society could go into decline. Is this simply fear of progress, or is it something to take seriously? Readers will learn the hot-button issues associated with virtual reality and whether we should be excited or afraid of this incredible technology.

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