Afraid of heights? Scientists might be able to fix that — with magnets and VR
Afraid of heights? Scientists might be able to fix that — with magnets and VR If you’re not a fan of heights scientist may have finally discovered an easy fix for your phobia. Researchers in Germany at the University Hospital of Wurzburg have been working with a combination of virtual reality and transcranial magnetic stimulation, that target specific areas of the brain using a targeted magnetic field. The use of this technology helps people overcome anxieties and phobias, such as a fear of heights. 39 participants all with a fear of heights took part in the study.