The primary goal of Positive psychology and Education is to help people lead happier and self-actualizing lives so that they can truly get better, rather than simply feel better because emotions are understood and expressed and it can lead them to understand their problems, questions.
The user seeing the virtual exhibition through activation of mirror neurons that activate a process of empathy with the person or the character seen. Mirror neurons allow us to recognize emotions and experiences of others and being able to behave in similar ways. Which means that when the macaque or the man see action accomplished in their premotor area is activated the motor pattern necessary for the fulfillment of the action occurs that is a potential motor act, an “internal simulation” of the movement observed and so the users can became aware of their mental state and can provide to find the strategies to improve their life in a better way.
The program used to edit the scenes is Neuro Vr, it’s composed by editor and player that allows to stimulate canonical neurons. The users can move in the virtual environment. They can go and see what they want.
I say about it that given a potential electronic heaven where all our wishes could be granted, we have opted to create starkly unequal worlds, where there’ll never be enough mystic swords for everyone? I don’t know. I know that we can create different tools for every need, problem,question,life and with this technology it can possible investigate the ways to solve problems searching right strategies.
Games have been ignored or fretted over too much like television, film, and even reading before them, they’re a victim of our recurring fear that new technologies offer “a perilous, even sinful, amount of ease”.
But our hunger for playfulness is actually a positive sign: in these imaginary worlds we can both escape and strengthen ourselves. The games we create can be both “a critique of what is lacking in many lives”, and “a channel through which those lives might be changed where we can create the opportunity to improve our abilities.
For that perspective, the APP ABility http://digilander.libero.it/ability.app/ will be a important cue for those already won over to the delights of computer games, and an even more important introduction to them for those who remain sceptical toward to the technologies that improves cognitive abilities and professional skills.