Skip Rizzo, PhD, discussed on KERA Think how Virtual Reality is used to help veterans confront traumatic moments.  He discussed “Virtual Reality: A New Window into Health and Clinical Treatment” during the Tuesday, February 26 February Lecture Series and lead the discussion on the state of augmented virtual realities for social good for our February VR for Good Dallas meetup.

Listen to the full conversation with host Krys Boyd:

The Promise Of VR For PTSD

Medical professionals treating PTSD have traditionally relied on patients to tap into their memories in order to work through trauma. Skip Rizzo, research professor with the USC Davis School of Gerontology, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how virtual reality is now being used to place veterans and other sufferers back into stressful situations in an effort to confront traumatic moments head on.