“R70i Age Suit, made by Applied Minds and shown at CES, is designed to make you feel 40 years older” (Wall Street Journal)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/getting-old-this-high-tech-suit-simulates-aging-1452189525

An interesting way to gain perspective and empathy?

Excerpt:

The R70i Age Suit, made by a tech firm, Applied Minds LLC for Genworth GNW -2.55 % Financial, an insurance company, simulates vision and hearing loss, as well as reduced mobility from muscle deterioration and arthritis . . . The unforgettable, and at times distressing, experience shed light not just on aging, but also how virtual reality equipment can teach empathy and shape our perceptions of the world around us.

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