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Virtual reality headset
This retro-futurist looking get-up is part of a Swiss research project into how virtual reality affects people's perceptions of themselves.
As part of the research project taking place at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), test subjects, pictured in February this year, wear a virtual reality headset that immerses them in a variety of 3D environments where they interact with different avatars. Electrodes strapped to their head monitor their brain activity in an attempt to gauge the subject's reactions.
Explore more images of the project at Photos: Virtual reality, avatars probe consciousness.