John Banks and Dr. Peter Van Oot: The Real Psychology of Virtual Reality

An evening of engaging and thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Peter Van Oot, Neuropsychologist; and John S. Banks, Program Chair of the new Masters of Arts Innovation and Creative Technology program at John F. Kennedy University. Exploring virtual reality from their unique academic and professional perspectives, they will provide commentary on how neuroscience is used to bring virtual worlds to life.

John F. Kennedy University Lecture and Event Series Thursday Soapbox, continues the tradition of hosting cutting-edge thinkers and practitioners from around the world. Covering a wide range of topics of vital importance in today’s world, the “Thursday Soapbox Series” will bring together students, faculty, and interested members of the public to spread knowledge, spark dialogue; and create a more informed, involved citizenry. Go to to see the full line up of speakers and events.