Virtual Reality and Behavior Change, Stanford Oct 6 - 7


#1

Not planning on attending due to $600 cost of conference, but found it interesting how VR is being used for behavioral health.

https://med.stanford.edu/cme/courses/2017/psychiatry17.html#program


#2

This looks really serious and specialized. Very interesting.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This is an international program, designed for physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, and clinical social workers practicing in the following specialties:
• Family Practice
• Primary Care
• Neurology
• Psychiatry
• Anesthesiology
• Pediatrics
• Neurosurgery
Also welcomed are people interested in VR/AR from fields like medicine, engineering, computer science, business, education, law, etc.

The call for abstracts is still open… Here’s the event brochure:

Innovations-in-Psychatry-2017-brochure.pdf (1.8 MB)


#3

I imagine that one use is to put people into uncomfortable VR situations and measure their reactions in a controlled environment. It’s more realistic than a picture or a normal movie.