Could VR ‘solve’ racism? Headsets are being trialled as a way to undo bias in the police

An art project designed to elicit empathy in others has been transported to the US in an attempt to reduce implicit racial bias in the Los Angeles police force. Alexandra Ivanovitch, the social entrepreneur behind the project […]

She built on the foundations of work carried out by Mel Slater of the University of Barcelona into implicit racial bias. His research had already demonstrated that virtual reality could help reduce bias. […]

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