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    • Experience on Demand

    • By: Jeremy Bailenson
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Virtual reality is able to effectively blur the line between reality and illusion, pushing the limits of our imagination and granting us access to any experience imaginable. With well-crafted simulations, these experiences, which are so immersive that the brain believes they're real, are already widely available with a VR headset and will only become more accessible and commonplace. But how does this new medium affect its users, and does it have a future beyond fantasy and escapism? In Experience on Demand, Jeremy Bailenson draws on two decades spent researching the psychological effects of VR and other mass media to help listeners understand this powerful new tool.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Informative and Mostly Easy To Listen To

    • By Critic on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Infinite Reality

    • Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution
    • By: Jim Blascovich, Jeremy Bailenson
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 122
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      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    How do The Matrix, Avatar, and Tron reveal the future of existence? Can our brains recognize where "reality" ends and "virtual" begins? What would it mean to live eternally in a digital universe? Where will technology lead us in five, 50, and 500 years? Two innovative scientists explore the mystery and reality of the virtual and examine the profound potential of emerging digital technologies. Welcome to the future....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Scary And Ambitious

    • By SAMA on 07-19-11

    Regular price: $28.51