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How Virtual Reality is Transforming Autism Studies

October 24, 2018

Autism therapists and researchers often use virtual reality to help autistic people rehearse stressful encounters. Peter Mundy, a psychologist with UC Davis developed an application that lets autistic children practice public speaking in a virtual classroom with an audience of eight avatars. 

Via Spectrum News

Fragile X

September 10, 2018

A young Scottish girl is getting help from the UC Davis MIND Institute that she cannot get at home: care for a rare disorder known as Fragile X. 

Via KCRA 3

My Global Education: A New World Perspective

August 23, 2018

In June of 2018, 25 young professionals and leaders from 17 Sub-Saharan African countries arrived at UC Davis for a six-week fellowship program, part of a larger cohort of 700 young leaders dispersed to select universities across the country, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Read this student's account of the importance of global education and UC Davis' role in making it available to all. 

Via Global Affairs

Digital Medicine

August 17, 2018

UC Davis experts are testing how digital games, apps and virtual reality may help us treat neurodevelopmental disorders and depression, improve food security, and more.

Via UC Davis School of Medicine