TITLE

SECOND LIFE AN ALTERNATIVE ROUTE FORWARD

AUTHOR(S)
LOFTSGARD, KENT CADOGAN; BROVERMAN, AARON
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
New Mobility;Nov2011, Vol. 22 Issue 218, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the virtual world of Second Life launched by Linden Lab which empowers residents with or without disabilities to be, do, and have things that may be impossible in real life. Richard Gilbert, professor of psychology at Loyola Marymount University, states that the participation of people with real-world disabilities in a virtual environment can result in beneficial psychological effects. Nick Dupree, vent user, says that Second Life should be an alternate route forward.
ACCESSION #
67378370

 

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