Getting Old? This High-Tech Suit Simulates Aging

Robotic exoskeletons can give you superhuman strength, but this one gives you superhuman empathy: WSJ’s Geoffrey A. Fowler learns what it feels like to be a septuagenarian….

The unforgettable, and at times distressing, experience shed light not just on aging, but also how virtual reality equipment can teach empathy and shape our perceptions of the world around us. The suit made me feel like I was nearly 80 years old.

 By GEOFFREY A. FOWLER