Walking into a room full of large, hairy spiders would be a terrifying experience for a person suffering from arachnophobia.
But a University of New Brunswick psychology professor and a Fredericton-based game designer have worked together to create software to help people learn to overcome their fears of the eight-legged creatures.
Darren Piercy and Carl Callewaert call their new software Fear of Spiders Treatment Game HD.
“This is really interesting,” said Piercy in a recent interview.
“It is cutting edge. It is very innovative.”
Read the full story at the New Brunswick Business Journal.