Author Archives: Ed Cross

Forbes Health Featured Us Regarding Our Work With Palliative Care Patients Using VR

“The biggest benefit is that it provides a realistic experience without the need to get on a plane or even leave your home, office or bed. For example, medical students can use VR to experience a surgery or patient-provider interaction, … Read More

How to Use Psychology to Empower the User

User Experience (UX) is an extensive interdisciplinary field that encompasses many aspects of design and engineering. When you hear the term “UX,” you may relate it only to applications and software, but it’s actually much bigger than that! The principles … Read More

Virtual Reality Is Sexist

The aim of this study was to assess what drives gender-based differences in the experience of cybersickness within virtual environments… As there are many individual factors that could contribute to gender differences, understanding the biggest drivers could help point to … Read More

The Psychometrics of Cybersickness in Augmented Reality

Augmented reality (AR) is rapidly being adopted by industry leaders and militaries around the globe. With the Defense Health Agency pushing AR as a solution to the distributed learning problem, along with AR applications being explored within primary care and … Read More

Reformulation of a Research and Development Agenda

Immersive technologies, such as virtual and augmented reality, initially failed to live up to expectations, but have improved greatly, with many new head-worn displays and associated applications being released over the past few years. Unfortunately, ‘cybersickness’ remains as a common … Read More