Empathy –the ability to recognize and share the thoughts and emotions of another person– is not just a nice-to-have ability. It’s a critical skill for those working in certain professions like doctors and nurses. An empathetic bedside manner can make a huge difference in making patients more comfortable, helping them recover, and even making them less likely to complain or sue hospitals. As such, it’s something to be not only sought out by doctors and nurses, but actively trained during their time in school.

What if video games could help with that? Some recent research suggests that it could and that virtual reality games may even make people experience greater empathy.

The researchers had nursing students play the soul-wrenching game That Dragon, Cancer, a point-and-click style game about a family whose very young son has terminal cancer. I feel a little sad just typing that, but the subjects had

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Already a significant driver in the transformation of the retail industry, e-commerce accelerated further as companies pushed to keep up with customer demand throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, as e-commerce growth increased, it highlighted conventional digital marketing’s lack of customization and engagement possibilities. Brands quickly realized that they needed to do more to attract new customers and retain existing ones, sparking a digital revolution that saw many retailers upgrading their technological infrastructure and laying down frameworks for metaverse use cases.

Metaverse experiences can provide consumers with an all-access pass to their favorite brands. From participating in product design and R&D to exploring products virtually – just as they would in person – the options for creating interactive, engaging shopping experiences are endless. Going forward, retailers must continue to build upon the foundations they’ve laid and merge the digital and physical into consistent and meaningful brand experiences if they are to

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The Learn to Create Game Art in Blender 2022 Humble Bundle by GameDev.TV is now live. This contains several courses covering all aspects of learning to use the Blender 3D application. This includes low polygon 3D modelling, character creation, sculpting, environment design and more.

As with all Humble Bundles, it is organized into tiers:

1$ Tier

Blender Low Poly Landscapes Course

Finish IT Course

Mid Tier

Blender Visual Effects Course

Blender Low Poly Characters Course

25$ Tier

Complete Blender Creator Course

Blender Character Creator for Video Game Design Course

Blender Environment Artist Course

Create Anime Characters in Blender Course

Blender Dragon Sculpting Course

Blender Texture Painting Advanced Techniques Course

Pixel Art Characters Course

Assets – Blender Surface Texture Material Pack

As with all Humble Bundles, you decide how your funds are allocated between Humble, the publisher, charity and if you so choose (and thanks so much if you do!) to

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