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How virtual reality is building empathy in the real world


Groundbreaking research is helping men empathize with female victims of violence using virtual reality.

Researchers at Barcelona University are using the technology to examine how people relate to each other.

Volunteer Joan Llobera discusses his experience in a virtual female body with researcher Mel Slater.

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