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What if, people learn better through virtual environments?

Are virtual reality and augmented reality the future of education?

VR memory
Welcome to the memory palace; and how to safely walk around (or maybe run) in VR

People learn better through virtual, immersive environments instead of more traditional platforms like a two-dimensional desktop computer: That sounds intuitively right, but researchers at the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland (UMD) have now supported that idea with evidence. The researchers conducted an experiment using the “memory palace” method, where … more…

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I'm sure it's better than 2D books and computer screens, but not as good as real world experiences.
I would say it's somewhere in between those two experiences.
It might replace one, but I seriously doubt it will ever replace the other.

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I agree.

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