Maya Georgieva featured in The Atlantic – It’s Cool to Look Terrifying on Pandemic Instagram

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Maya Georgieva, Director, XReality Center interviewed by Kaitlyn Tiffany for It’s Cool to Look Terrifying on Pandemic Instagram in The Atlantic on the use of Augmented Reality. The article examines: Life is just four walls for many of us right now, but bizarre augmented-reality filters give us the illusion that it’s not.  Read excerpts of […]

VR and Empathy Research Study

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In collaboration with The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility Ph.D. Psychology students Alison Martingano and Evan Henritze from The New School for Social Research conducted research at the X-Reality Center to determine if VR can increase empathy and charitable donations towards child refugees. The Ph.D. Students worked with Maya Georgieva, Director, XReality Center to design a set of stimuli using 360 Videos […]