A panel of experts joined Roundtable to discuss the future of Web3. In this segment, they discuss virtual reality, the metaverse, and the physiology of the human brain.
Alessandro Patti notes that cutting-edge virtual reality technology is making the metaverse increasingly realistic.
"With the suits, the gloves, the controller, the immersion is absolutely astronomical—you can see and feel these things," he says. "Now, the question is, where do you separate your mind from the synthetic atmosphere and what's real and what are we going to prefer?"
Robert Bell notes that the brain treats virtual reality in the same way as it does physical experiences.
"When you see something and you get that dopamine hit, that's a physiological reaction to an experience that you had. It doesn't matter if you're actually standing physically looking at something, or if you're seeing something through VR."
"It's irrelevant," he explains, "because you still get that same type of physiological reaction within your body."
"When the metaverse is augmented and becomes so seamless that you can't really tell a difference between real life and not, that's when we're going to see the paradigm shift really happen."
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Marc LoPresti, Managing Director, Moneta Advisory Partners
Robert Bell, Founder, 2B3D
Alessandro Patti, Serial Entreprenuer
Jesse Crawford, CEO, WE NFT Metaversity