23 Nov 2018

Science Snapshot: Navigating Virtual Worlds

New video showing how the Sensorimotor Integration lab uses virtual reality to study the brain

Science Snapshot: Navigating Virtual Worlds

How can virtual reality be used to study how the brain works? In this episode of Science Snapshots, Eugenia Chiappe, head of the Sensorimotor Integration lab at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, explains how virtual reality helped her lab discover how the brain integrates visual and motor information in order to navigate the world.

About Science Snapshots: Short videos about big discoveries! This series features the most recent breakthroughs made by the investigators of the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown as they tackle some of biology’s greatest mysteries.