Prisoners use VR programme as a rehabilitation tool
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The global prison population currently totals 10.5 million, and while many countries including the UK and US have seen a steady decline in crime rates over the past decade, the rate of reoffending prisoners has increased. About two-thirds of released prisoners in the US are rearrested within three years of release, and about three-quarters of released prisoners were rearrested within five. Virtual Rehab is a new project that seeks to rehabilitate inmates using VR technology. Virtual Rehab's interactive tool includes education on a broad range of themes, from family violence and sexual offences to psychological challenges including mental & emotional…
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