Avatar therapy helps adults feel more like children
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A research team working at the University of Barcelona has found that when adults are represented by child avatars in a virtual world, they act more like children. Melissa Hoogenboom, a science reporter for the BBC, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss. Click on the audio player above to hear more.
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