Can Virtual Reality Help You Get Over Your Fear?

A patient "walks the plank" while wearing a virtual reality set that simulates being high above the ground

Scared of spiders? Fear of heights? New research is finding that Virtual Reality could help patients overcome these fears. It works by stimulating part of the brain and exposing patients to the fear in a safe setting.

The psychology behind the #ToiletPaperApocalypse

A roll of toilet paper hangs on the bathroom holder.

If you’ve visited the grocery store in the past week, you’ve probably seen people flocking to the toilet paper aisle. Toilet paper is flying off the shelves as people prepare for the worst of Coronavirus (COVID-19). “Walmart looked like it was ransacked,” said Miranda Ossio-Marin, a student at the University of Nevada, Reno. “Traveling to […]