Can simulation be ‘too real’? Can this ‘hyper-reality’ actually have negative impacts on learning?
Vic takes a deep breath and dives into theory with the team from Queens University Belfast, including Jenny Johnston, Helen Reid and Gerry Gormley. We discuss their recent Medical Education article - Into the uncanny valley: simulation versus simulacrum?
Eve Purdy joined the chat to offer her unique anthropological perspectives.
If you’ve ever felt slightly uncomfortable with OSCEs or breaking bad news to a plastic mannequin, this might help you understand why…..