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How avatars elicit emotions

A Virtual Patient: Avatar Shows Emotions as He Talks to Med Students

Jack has a backache. He’s nervous, sitting there in the doctor’s exam room, and his eyes quickly dart back and forth. 118 more words

Virtual Reality

One Billion Rising - Break the Chain of Violence!

While everyone was dancing the night away on Valentine’s Day, I wanted the opportunity to explore the “One Billion Rising” sim dedicated to “Breaking the Chain of Violence.” The focus was domestic violence and the knowledge that women are not possessions. 456 more words

8th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference

This year’s conference is only a couple weeks away, so now’s the time to clear space on your calendar. If you’re interested in how educators are using persistent virtual worlds, this is the place to be. 274 more words

Second Life

Facepalms and Lulz: Blind spots in immersive virtual environment research reports in safety training contexts

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Lately I’ve been gathering a literature review in the use of immersive virtual environments (or IVEs) in safety training contexts – this might include construction, mining, military, healthcare etc. 300 more words

PhD Journey Unveiled

Tins and Boxes...

POST: Floodwood Skybox

  • [ kunst ] – Shabby frame
  • [ kunst ] – Shabby frames
  • [ kunst ] – Venetian window
  • HIDEKI – Shabby Chair Décor…
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Virtual Worlds

Congrats to the Winter There Games Winning Teams!

What an amazing Winter There Games season we’ve had over the past ten days! With almost 300 events and nearly 6,000 competitors, this has been one of the most action packed There Games. 100 more words

Virtual World

QUEST: Embedded Agent: The Kingdom of Sand

After traveling into several new dimensions and exploring those worlds on my own (due to time difference, I guess…), I finally arrived at the beautiful virtual world of “The Kingdom of Sand”. 176 more words