1. Combine the vinegar, fish sauce, sugar, lime juice, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl and stir until the sugar dissolves.
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."