After a keynote from Walter Greenleaf, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, we heard from speakers representing intersections of neuroscience and VR. Our speakers included neuroscientists from EPFL, based at Campus Biotech, who discussed their latest research bringing together virtual reality, neurophysiology, and cognitive science to understand bodily self-consciousness. 

We explored the role that our heartbeat plays in perception, how respiration links to action, and how these insights are driving human-computer interfaces. Artist Mélodie Mousset and EPFL scientist Bruno Herbelin presented their collaborative project, “Virandola,” a device that transforms breath into a tool for interaction. All details at Swissnex San Francisco: