“Overcoming phobias when people have extreme reactions, to things like snakes or speaking in public. Virtual reality is now being used to help people conquer real world fears.
Dr. Skip Rizzo, of the Institute for Creative Technologies, uses virtual reality to treat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
“We can put people back in these simulations and help them to confront and process very difficult emotional memories,” Dr. Rizzo said.”
By Stephanie Stahl at CBS3