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Swiss scientists at the University of Geneva are somewhat less ambitious, but have created virtual reality avatar-versions of human volunteers. They are using interactions between study participants and their computer-generated doubles to investigate the mysterious meaning of "self". Each participant was fitted with an electrode-studded skullcap to monitor brain activity, and exposed to different 3D environments via a head-mounted visor or projections on a large screen. The researchers then set about upse