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Social Interaction in VR

"Social interaction is one of the most popular use cases of virtual reality (VR). Virtual worlds accessed through VR headsets can immerse people in diverse places and present its users however they wish to be represented. The affordances..." – By Eugy Han and Jeremy N. Bailenson

Ethnicity, Identity, and Branding in Post-Communist Romania

"Among the Eastern European nations, Romania experienced one of the harshest forms of communism that imposed an ethnically homogenous nation and gradually cut the nation off from the rest of the world. The violent..." – By Alina Dolea and Arthur Suciu

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