Thursday, July 15, 2010

NIH Workshop on Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education

I am enjoying the presentations being given at the Workshop on Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Bethesda, MD. Also keep updated by following my tweets or the hashtag #nihvrobesdiab

Here is the schedule of the leading experts in Virtual Reality and Treatment of Obesity & Diabetes.

Workshop on Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and DiabetesVirtual reality uses multimedia content. Appli...

Virtual Reality (VR) technologies (human interaction with computer-simulated environments) have been developed for surgery, rehabilitation medicine, and behavioral medicine, and also might be useful in linking visual and other sensory aspects of food and exercise with the user’s internal cognitive and emotional states. This workshop will explore the research potential of VR technologies as tools for behavioral and neuroscience studies in diabetes and obesity, and the practical potential of VR technology in fostering more effective utilization of diabetes- and obesity-related nutrition and lifestyle information.ion in Obesity and Diabetes

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