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Newsletter 3: March 2022

Research activities In this newsletter, we start with updates on the research activities from the partners UM and VHIR. UM The Maastricht University team (UM-team) has further fine-tuned their plans for the studies that will be conducted in Maastricht (a behavioral VR-study and an fMRI VR-study) and has presented them to the larger Socrates team …

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Newsletter 2: August 2021

Progress and achievements 3rd and 4rth General Meetings Socrates had two virtual General meetings, in which all partners shared important updates of their progress in the different work packages and some suggestions for improvements. Usability Study The Usability Study with 6 healthy adult participants was successfully conducted in July 2021.

Newsletter 1: March 2021

Welcome to SocratesSocrates is an innovative project for obesity treatment that proposes virtual reality (VR) to allowpatients tackling three major root aspects related to the condition of obesity: Recognition of their medical condition (self-awareness) Self-stigmatization triggered by their condition Decreased autonomy Socrates distinguishes itself from conventional treatments of obesity that simply treat thesymptoms of obesity …

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