Watch: Could VR And Augmented Hurt The Development Of Your Child?
According to a 2016 survey of 38,000 U.S. educators used virtual or augmented reality programs in class. The number of teachers using VR tools in U.S. classrooms could jump to more than 15 percent by 2021 A recent study was done by Children and Virtual Reality, a collaboration between researchers, VR companies, universities and health organizations, found that using VR tools could have significant health impacts on children. Researchers worked with a group of about 20 children, aged 8 to 12, to observe health and safety issues posed by the use of VR tools. what researchers found was that usage of VR headsets could impact a child’s vision, balance and spatial awareness. University of Leeds conducted pre- and post- eye examinations for 20 children, testing their depth of perception and sense of balance. For children who displayed issues with balance, spatial awareness, vision and depth of perception in the pre-test, those problems may have intensified after using virtual reality tools. For teachers adopting VR, Yamada-Rice recommends that they make sure the tools used in classrooms are calibrated for young people.
Legal Battles and Uncertainty Surrounding Affordable Care Act’s Preventative Services Coverage
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has faced numerous legal challenges since its inception, leaving its future uncertain. Texas’s courts recently overturned insurance provider coverage requirements for certain preventative health services, altering the landscape of coverage. However, a higher court has now blocked that overturning order, reinstating insurers’ obligation to cover those services. While not all […]
Reimagining Retail with IKEA Digital Transformation & New Store Formats
In the swiftly evolving retail industry, the conversation around digital transformation and retail technologies is more urgent than ever. Amid this tech-driven revolution, IKEA is pioneering a remarkable journey. The stakes are high, as IKEA aims to shift from being primarily a physical retailer to incorporating a substantial omni-channel presence. As of 2016 only […]
How to Create a Proper Work-Life Balance While Maintaining Strong Work Relationships
In a world where the average American spends over one-third of their life at work, it’s essential to maintain a high quality in workplace relationships. Today’s fast-paced environment necessitates strong, resilient connections that can withstand the pressures of rapidly evolving technology, constant deadlines, and high-stake projects. Research indicates that maintaining strong workplace relationships leads […]