Virtual Reality Therapy for Brain-Powered Healing

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A pencil and watercolor drawing of a patient with a virtual reality headset receiving a surgery while immersed in a calming, relaxing environment

Explore how research on placebo and virtual reality will transforming healthcare and natural healing For decades, clinical researchers have been fascinated by the placebo effect. This positive outcome has been reported in some patients who have received a non-active or inert therapy, such as a sugar supplement, saline solution, or simulated surgery. It cannot be disregarded as a subjective reaction but rather a physiological response that has been shown to operate in several circumstances, ranging from pain alleviation to anxiety and depression. Yet, the placebo effect has always been seen as an outlier in clinical trials and treated as such rather…...

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Flavio Aliberti Flavio Aliberti brings with him a 23-year track record in consulting around business intelligence, change management, strategy, M&A transformation, IT and SOX auditing for high regulated domains, like Insurance, Airlines, Trade Associations, Automotive, and Pharma. He holds an MSc in Space Aeronautic Engineering from the University of Naples and an MSc in Advanced Information Technology and Business Management from the University of Wales.