Scientists from the Karolinska Institute has created a unique computer system, through which people can become invisible in their eyes. In addition to the shock, the passage of such a procedure helps people to overcome social anxiety.
Volunteers wearing helmets augmented reality, because of them people have "lost" the vision of one's own body, writes The Miror. At this time their skin touched various objects. Many subjects were covered with sweat and felt fear.
In the second phase of the experiment, volunteers were put in a room with strangers. A control group of people with social anxiety disorder in such circumstances gained significant indicators of stress hormone and heart rate.
Scientists propose to introduce the technique in clinical practice, to make life easier when quite a common deviation.