We're travelling onward into the virtual realm with articles on using virtual reality. But before the full-length discussions, we review just what VR is, and how you can do it too. Now including footage of Rob flying with a bunch of seagulls! And our 1000th Facebook like!
Articles for next week:
Bouchard, S., Cote, S., St-Jacques, J., Robillard, G., & Renaud, P. (2006). Effectiveness of virtual reality exposure in the treatment of arachnophobia using 3D games. Technology and Health Care, 14, 19-27.
Padgett, L.S., Strickland, D., & Coles, C.D. (2006). Case study: Using a virtual reality computer game to teach fire safety skills to children diagnosed with fetal alcohol syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31, 65-70. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsj030
And for the gravy:
Morina, N., Ijntema, H., Meyerbroker, K., & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (2015). Can virtual reality exposure therapy gains be generalized to real-life? A meta-analysis of studies applying behavioral assessments. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 74. 18-24. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2015.08.010