Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1472 , Segment 2
Episode: Georgia Flips, Virtual Nature, Social Media Data
- Nov 18, 2020 9:00 pm
- 13:43 mins
Guest: Matthew Browning, Professor of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, Director of the Virtual Reality and Nature Lab, Clemson University With shorter days and colder temperatures setting in, it gets harder to get yard work done, let alone spend time relaxing outdoors. There’s a lot research being done right now into a virtual alternative, where you strap on a headset and explore a coral reef or rain forest that looks so real, it can trick your brain. Could virtual nature experiences be just as good for you as the real thing?