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Participants who experienced the ability to fly in virtual reality were quicker to help in the real world than those who did not possess superpowers. | Images.com/Corbis
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Virtual Superheroes Are More Heroic In Real Life

New study finds that having superpowers in a virtual realm makes people more likely to help out in the real world.

Published On 01/30/2013
5:00 PM EST
Participants in a study were asked to help find a missing diabetic child in desperate need of an insulin injection. | Virtual Human Interaction Lab