Virtual Reality Beaches in Antarctica Beating Isolation and Helping Future Astronauts – Australian Broadcasting Company News

Read article - Quotes Jay Buckey, professor of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering, in a feature story about how Dartmouth is collaborating with the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) to understand how virtual reality can help with mental health during months of isolation—and the research could be used for astronauts going to Mars. "There aren't that many people who live in challenging, isolated and confined environments like this so the information we get from them is so valuable because it tells us how people in this kind of environment would use a tool like this," says Buckey.