VoicingHan: Avatar Life-Review Empowering Selves

Project Description

VoicingHan is an avatar oral-history storytelling platform designed to facilitate memory and support the creation of personalized narratives for individuals with trauma-related memories, such as combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.  VoicingHan leverages the transdisciplinary expertise of professors in VCU School of the Arts, VCU School of Allied Health Professions, VCU Department of History, with the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center(Richmond, VA), to develop and trial the Virtual Avatar Narrator, as a means of rehabilitative therapy through personal expression .