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Speaker 3,7 April 25, 2011 Virtual Reality Therapy Fear of flying- fear of being closed in- might be the only phobia they have None related to intelligence- Disruptive to their life and the people around them Virtual reality glasses- virtual world- can influence the environment and create thunder storms and expose the patients to any area of the flight that gives them the most anxiety- new technology has made the experience more realistic- they can hyperventilate– Teach them on how to counter react (bio feedback) their anxiety- controlled breathing- relaxed- breath properly Most patients do not have to come back- History Combine with biofeedback to make success from .6 to .92- cure symptoms instead reduce 9-16 weeks—have to still practice Classical conditioning- no concentrating- yoga breath- stomach breathing- they can tell when they are doing the exercises or not- the more you practice the quicker you get better Shuts of anxiety- you can think nervous thoughts but you cannot feel nervous- takes a few weeks to get the proper cardiac response No panic attack in virtual reality- but you enough of the experience to give you the anxiety- counter reaction Central nervous system-ANS (involuntary nervous system)—how can you teach a human to control involuntary – can teach it but you cannot explain it or how you do it- it
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course PYCHOLOGY 001 taught by Professor Colliney during the Spring '11 term at UPenn.

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