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Science, Health and Technology
8:06 am
Thu December 13, 2012

MU study connects personal health management to online avatars

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Second Life is an online, virtual 3-D world where someone can create an Avatar, or an online representation of themselves.

Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz is an assistant professor of communication in MU’s College of Arts and Science. She surveyed 279 people to find a better understanding of how their experiences with their avatar might affect their life outside of the virtual world.

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