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VRMI Featured in BrusselsLifeTech

Portrait of a new member of the Brussels LifeTech Cluster: the Virtual Reality Medical Institute

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Prof. Wiederhold Awarded Sr. Fellow in Neurofeedback

BCIA Congratulates Brenda K. Wiederhold, Brussels of the Achievement of Senior Fellow in Neurofeedback

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Prof. Wiederhold Awarded Fellow in Biofeedback

BCIA Congratulates Brenda K. Wiederhold, Brussels, Psychologist on Becoming a Fellow in Biofeedback

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CYPSY19 - Call For Papers

We have now begun to accept papers for CYPSY19! More...

Use VR Handhelds in Mass Casualty Disasters

The United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and hospitals have plans in place to handle people’s physical health needs, yet the mental health needs of survivors often get too little attention, too late. 

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Real-Life Inception: Army Looks to ‘Counteract Nightmares’ With Digital Dreams

 

The VRMC was awarded a subcontract on the grant "Power Dreaming", an Army-backed experiment in Washington State which will help traumatized troops battle their nightmares.

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CYBER18 Highlights

Highlights from the 18th annual CyberPsychology & CyberTherapy Conference was held in Brussels in July.

 

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China Hi-tech Fair 2013

Brussels, Belgium (June 27, 2013) – The Virtual Reality Medical Institute (VRMI) attended the China Hi-Tech Fair in Belgium, an overseas session of the China High Tech Fair in Shenzhen. More...

From Clinical to Cloud

The International Association of CyberPsychology, Training, & Rehabilitation’s Professor Dr. Brenda K. Wiederhold discusses increasing the quantity and quality of healthcare options…
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From Generation to Generation

The European Brain Council’s President Dr Mary Baker and Professor Brenda K Wiederhold describe the scope of ICT in helping older people stay healthy at home…
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Tackling Stress Head on

Using virtual reality to improve health and wellbeing… More...

EU "eHealth in Focus" Newspaper mentions Cyber18!

From 30 June until 2 July 2013, the 18th Annual CyberPsychology & CyberTherapy Conference will take place. Topics include: electronic health coaching, using virtual reality in treatments (for example after hand surgery), the new EU research program Horizon 2020, virtual body swapping and advanced technologies in the assessment and evaluation of psychological stress.

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Belgian Economic Mission to the United States

Brussels, Belgium (June 11, 2013) – The Virtual Reality Medical Institute (VRMI) was selected to participate in the recent Belgian Economic Mission to the United States, organized by the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency in collaboration with the regional institutions Wallonia Foreign Trade & Investment AgencyBrussels Invest & Export and Flanders Investment & Trade and FPS Foreign Affairs. More...

CYBER18 Official Press Release

CYBER18 is fast approaching and we would like to share with you some of the benefits of atending. 

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18th CyberTherapy Conference

Join us for the 18th Annual Cyberpsychology & Cybertherapy Conference (CYBER18)!

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Social Media is Shifting Power from Advertisers to Consumers

In a recent Forbes.com column,1 Shel Israel opined, ‘‘Social media is not yet a vast wasteland.. But in the world, where changes come at the speed of the Internet, I see danger here.’’ More...

2012 Summer Editorial

Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation  

Summer 2012, Volume 5, Issue 2

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2012 Spring Editorial

Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation    

Spring 2012, Volume 5, Issue 1

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2011 Winter Editorial

Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation    

Winter 2011, Volume 4, Issue 4

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Citizen Scientists Generate Benefits for Researchers, Educators, Society, and Themselves

What, exactly, is a ‘‘citizen scientist’’? ‘‘The term ‘citizen scientists’ refers to volunteers who participate as    field    assistants    in    scientific    studies.    Citizen    scientists . are not paid for their assistance, nor are they necessarily even scientists.’’ More...

2011 Fall Editorial

Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation  

Fall 2011, Volume 4, Issue 3

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Build Trust, Engage People to Increase Understanding of Science

From the 1960s through the mid-1980s, the term ‘‘scien- tific literacy,’’ focused on public knowledge of science, came into vogue. From 1985 to the mid-1990s, the term ‘‘public understanding of science (PUS),’’ focused on public attitudes toward science, became the new paradigm. Both are so-called ‘‘deficit models,’’ in which researchers assume that the public is deficient in knowledge, attitude, or trust. More...

What Would Happen If We Treated Scientists Like Rock Stars?

These days, it seems like everybody knows Lady Gaga, but how many know Noam Chomsky who reshaped the field of psychology? More...

Should Adult Sexting Be Considered for the DSM?

In the wake of the news about the unfortunate events that led to the resignation of Anthony Weiner, aged 46, from the U.S. House of Representatives, we ask: Should adult sexting be considered a deviant behavior worthy of inclusion in the DSM? More...

Who Gets Funding? Let the People Decide

In The Department of Mad Scientists,1 Michael Belfiore offers a glimpse into the workings of the maverick Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is re- sponsible for the birth of the Internet and GPS, among other amazing inventions. More...

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Professor Dr. Brenda K. Wiederhold, Ph.D, MBA, BCIA
30 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs
bte 1.3030
1200 Brussels, Belgium
tel: +32 (2) 880 62 26
Email: b (at) VRPhobia (dot) eu