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PBS NEWSHOUR

How Virtual Reality Games Can Transform Society, Prosperity

  • Aired: 07/11/2013
  • 10:27
  • Rating: NR
Video games give players super powers and transport them to new worlds. How might this technology be used to transform society? Economics correspondent Paul Solman visits researchers who use virtual reality to affect human behavior in the real world, from putting more money into savings to avoiding the use of plastic bags.
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