Note: Unsweetened cranberry juice can generally be found at Trader Joe's as well as select health food and gourmet stores.
Reprinted from The L.A. Times by Noelle Carter. Reprinted with permission.
Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab, is studying whether the experience of being a virtual cow will make people feel more empathy. "[Our previous work] showed that if you had occupied the avatar of another person, you showed empathy toward them," Bailenson says. "But no one had ever tried this with another species."