News tagged with immersion

When virtual reality feels real (w/Video)

Despite advances in computer graphics, few people would think virtual characters or objects are real. Yet placed in a virtual reality environment most people will interact with them as if they are really there. ...

dateMay 11, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Video games and realism

More than 60 percent of parents say video games have no effect on their children. Not true, says Marina Krcmar, associate professor of communication at Wake Forest, who studies the impact of video games on children and teens. ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Social Sciences
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