Posts Tagged ‘Presence Research’


Presence Research

April 26, 2010

Presence research in the MINDLab is an ongoing program of interest.  This research seeks to understand the psychological underpinnings of the sensation of actually being in a virtual location when immersed in a digital medium.  Greater immersion in a medium (e.g., larger screens, more realistic graphics and sound, etc.) tends to lead the user to become less conscious of their physical surroundings, and more deeply conscious of the mediated world.

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