Virtual Reality Therapy with Children

Description of the Strategy

Virtual reality is a medium of human-computer interaction that is more than just a multimedia interactive display, as the user is no longer simply an external observer of an image but becomes an active participant within a computer-generated, three-dimensional virtual world. Efforts to create this experience of presence or immersion in the virtual environment include multisensory stimuli involving visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. To illustrate the importance of a sense of presence, imagine seeing a photograph of the Grand Canyon, or even a videotape of the Grand Canyon. One can get a sense of it but wouldn't feel present at the Grand Canyon. With virtual reality, one feels present in the virtual environment.

The setup for most virtual reality uses ...

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