Above The Noise

Can Virtual Reality Make You a Better Person?

Season 2 Episode 1 | 5m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Virtual reality is the hottest new thing on the media landscape. Chances are even your granny has tried 360 video! Advertisers and media companies are all scrambling to find a way to deliver VR ads and stories to consumers. Scientists say VR can also promote empathy -- the ability to put yourself in somebody else's shoes. But can VR actually make you a better person?

Aired: 03/09/18

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Above The Noise is a local public television program presented by KQED.