The flowers are blooming, their lush petals wide open as they invite you to take a whiff of their intoxicating aroma. You sneeze a few times from the pollen, but blow your nose and take a breath of fresh air. You lean back into your chair and take a bite of your burger. A few minutes later, you can feel your throat and tongue swelling, your face getting red, and your arms itching.
With the emergence of new video game platforms, virtual reality is skyrocketing in use. However, it’s not only perfect for games: exposure therapy has become increasingly popular in the medical field, and the use of VR might hold the key to treating severe phobias.