New research finds it's an effective way to step into the shoes of someone less fortunate.
Chinese researchers demonstrate how high-tech tools can be used to harness the power of metaphor.
An early look at a Pacific Standard story that's currently only available to subscribers.
Players of an online survival game expressed guilt for killing, but less so for non-lethal actions that would result in a character’s death.
New research finds patients are more likely to respond honestly to personal questions when talking to a virtual human.
The psychologist Jeremy Bailenson’s quest to prepare us for the coming virtual world