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Floating whales, apple picking, and kitten rescue: how this VR therapist helps people conquer fear of heights
Oxford VR, a spin-out company of Oxford University, has developed an automated virtual reality programme which can help people conquer their fear of heights.
The programme features a virtual therapist called Nic, who coaches people through various challenges like picking apples or rescuing a cat from a tree.
The results of the first trial, published on Thursday, are extremely positive.
Dr Daniel Freeman hopes that using virtual reality will improve accessibility for people seeking treatment.


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