Using virtual reality in criminological research

  title={Using virtual reality in criminological research},
  author={Jean-Louis Van Gelder and Marco Otte and Eva C. Luciano},
Since the pioneering early studies of the 1990s hinted at its promise as a research method, virtual reality (VR) technology has increasingly been used by social scientists. Given recent developments that have greatly enhanced realism, reduced costs, and increased possibilities for application, VR seems well on its way to become an established research tool in the social sciences. However, as with other methodological innovations, the field of criminology has been slow to catch on. To address… CONTINUE READING

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