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Page 386 of Behavior Research Methods Vol. 29, Issue 3 [page]

1997 Behavior Research Methods  
Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, <i Computers 1997, 29 (3), 386-389 Use of a virtual reality car-driving stressor in cardiovascular reactivity research J. RICK TURNER, FRANK A.  ...  STRONG Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia Eighteen subjects (II males, 7 females) completed a virtual reality car-driving stressor on two oc¬ casions several weeks apart.  ... 

Use of a virtual reality car-driving stressor in cardiovascular reactivity research

J. Rick Turner, Frank A. Treiber, Harry Davis, Joseph Rectanwald, Walter Pipkin, William B. Strong
1997 Behavoir research methods, instruments & computers  
Eighteen subjects (11 males, 7 females) completed a virtual reality car-driving stressor on two occasions several weeks apart.  ...  The development of tasks suitable for inclusion in a battery of behavioral stressors, responses to which may help identify those at risk for later disease, is of considerable interest in cardiovascular  ...  in the development of a battery of laboratory-based valid stressor tasks.  ... 
doi:10.3758/bf03200591 fatcat:vwzkrowbengpriz6phztyzwcie

Stress Inducing Demands in Virtual Environments

Tor Finseth, Neil Barnett, Elizabeth A. Shirtcliff, Michael C. Dorneich, Nir Keren
2018 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
This study investigated how simulated features in a virtual reality (VR) induce stress by means of user-focused demands in serious games.  ...  This study investigated how simulated features in a virtual reality (VR) induce stress by means of user-focused demands in serious games.  ...  With VR, researchers are afforded the opportunity to expose participants to types of stressors that would otherwise be considered unfeasible in reality.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1541931218621466 fatcat:fujn5kg4t5f7hjqy2k5i2tuiyq

Stimulation of Cortisol During Mental Task Performance in a Provocative Virtual Environment

Alex H. Bullinger, Ullrich M. Hemmeter, Oliver Stefani, Isabelle Angehrn, Franz Mueller-Spahn, Evangelos Bekiaris, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Hubert Sulzenbacher, Ralph Mager
2005 Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback  
Thus far, cortisol secretion as a neuroendocrine parameter of stress has not been evaluated within a Virtual Reality (VR)based paradigm.  ...  Fully immersive and stereoscopic Virtual Environments (VE) represent a powerful multimedia tool for laboratory-based simulations of distinct scenarios including scenarios for evaluating stressful situations  ...  VR provides a laboratory-based tool to modify not only the context but also the shape of a computer-generated (thus "virtual") three-dimensional space with reality character that may affect the human vestibular  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10484-005-6378-y pmid:16167186 fatcat:yifwx6xlpng4jdw5fnkiytg4n4

Is virtual reality always an effective stressors for exposure treatments? some insights from a controlled trial

Federica Pallavicini, Pietro Cipresso, Simona Raspelli, Alessandra Grassi, Silvia Serino, Cinzia Vigna, Stefano Triberti, Marco Villamira, Andrea Gaggioli, Giuseppe Riva
2013 BMC Psychiatry  
However, despite its effectiveness, both types of exposure present some limitations that supported the use of Virtual Reality (VR). But is VR always an effective stressor?  ...  Methods: To answer these questions we compared changes following the exposure to an academic examination, one of the most universal examples of real-life stressors, in a sample of 39 undergraduate students  ...  Acknowledgements The present work was supported by the European funded project "Interstress" -Interreality in the management and treatment of stress-related disorders (FP7-247685). Author details  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-244x-13-52 pmid:23398927 pmcid:PMC3608149 fatcat:hq54x326jbc55fvhyxmytvfpte

Can Virtual Reality be used as a significant stressor for studies using ECG?

Wilhelm Daniel Scherz, Victor Corcoba Magaña, Ralf Seepold, Natividad Martínez Madrid, Juan Antonio Ortega
2020 Procedia Computer Science  
This study aims to analyze Virtual Reality via a virtual reality headset as an effective stressor for future works.  ...  This study aims to analyze Virtual Reality via a virtual reality headset as an effective stressor for future works.  ...  Future research should consider the potential effects of virtual Reality as a possible stressor more carefully, for example, by expanding the study to a bigger group of participants.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2020.09.123 fatcat:6afxmn4xire4jikchpdoycocd4

Virtual Reality Experiments in Economics

Alessandro Innocenti
2015 Social Science Research Network  
The paper provides a critical review of research using virtual reality as a tool in experimental economics.  ...  It addresses the question of whether behavior in virtual environments is a valuable source of evidence for economists.  ...  A full assessment of its effectiveness clearly depends on the development and availability of content for experiment in high-immersive virtual environments.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2818550 fatcat:ioqgn3mngrccpep4xb6rcsy7gu

Virtual Reality as a Tool for Delivering PTSD Exposure Therapy and Stress Resilience Training

Albert Rizzo, Bruce John, Brad Newman, Josh Williams, Arno Hartholt, Clarke Lethin, J. Galen Buckwalter
2013 Military Behavioral Health  
One emerging form of treatment for combat-related PTSD that has shown promise involves the delivery of exposure therapy using immersive virtual reality (VR).  ...  of a multiepisode interactive narrative experience.  ...  VIRTUAL REALITY EXPOSURE THERAPY Concurrent with the start and progression of OEF/OIF, a virtual revolution has taken place in the use of virtual reality (VR) simulation technology for clinical and training  ... 
doi:10.1080/21635781.2012.721064 fatcat:pmxtsyga7nbqlfvk4pct5h2bxa

Acute stress decreases bimanual psychomotor performance during resection of simulated brain tumors

K Bajunaid, A Winkler-Schwartz, J Fares, M Baggiani, S Christie, F Alotaibi, G Al Zharni, A Sabbagh, H Azarnoush, P Werthner, RF Delmaestro
2015 Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences  
We utilized NeuroTouch, a virtual reality simulator, to answer two questions: 1) What is the impact of significant stress on bimanual psychomotor performance during the resection of a simulated tumor?  ...  Background:Objective methods to assess the influence of significant stress on neurosurgical bimanual psychomotor performance have not been developed.  ...  availability of virtual reality (VR) surgical simulators affords the opportunity to assess the influence of stress on neurosurgical operative performance in a controlled laboratory environment.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cjn.2015.191 fatcat:g7cn6xbzqrdstcqgckiesejzee

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Graduated Stress Exposure in Virtual Spaceflight Hazard Training

Tor T. Finseth, Nir Keren, Michael C. Dorneich, Warren D. Franke, Clayton C. Anderson, Mack C. Shelley
2018 Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making  
This study evaluated psychophysiological responses to potentially catastrophic spaceflight operation, with and without graduated stress exposure, using a virtual reality environment.  ...  This study evaluated psychophysiological responses to potentially catastrophic spaceflight operation, with and without graduated stress exposure, using a virtual reality environment.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to the NASA Johnson Space Center ER7's Virtual Reality Laboratory and Integrated Graphics Operations and Analysis Laboratory for providing the 3D models of the  ... 
doi:10.1177/1555343418775561 fatcat:b4mjg3owpbdyzpdr74mwfn66re

Stress reactivity to an electronic version of the Trier Social Stress Test: a pilot study

Sage E. Hawn, Lisa Paul, Suzanne Thomas, Stephanie Miller, Ananda B. Amstadter
2015 Frontiers in Psychology  
Social stressors that rely on the inclusion of confederates (i.e., Trier Social Stress Test, TSST) are often used in clinical laboratory research paradigms to elicit a measurable stress response in participants  ...  The present study aimed to develop and validate an electronic version of the TSST (e-TSST).  ...  i.e., looking at a virtual reality aquarium).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00724 pmid:26074862 pmcid:PMC4447999 fatcat:4ienlsqguvbadpkqrwo4urd2oe

Subjective anxiety ratings before and after stressful neurosurgical virtual reality tumor resection task

A Winkler-Schwartz, J Fares, B Khalid, M Baggiani, S Christie, F Alotaibi, G Al-Zharni, A Sabbagh, H Azarnoush, P Werthner, R Del Maestro
2015 Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences  
Background:The availability of virtual reality (VR) surgical simulators affords the opportunity to assess the influence of stress on neurosurgical operative performance in a controlled laboratory environment  ...  task with a component of sudden uncontrollable intra-operative bleeding.  ...  availability of virtual reality (VR) surgical simulators affords the opportunity to assess the influence of stress on neurosurgical operative performance in a controlled laboratory environment.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cjn.2015.190 fatcat:oqf6uujav5c3lln7pbzsb6ahlq

Virtual Reality for Fire Evacuation Research

Max Kinateder, Enrico Ronchi, Daniel Nilsson, Margrethe Kobes, Mathias Müller, Paul Pauli, Andreas Mühlberger
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
Virtual reality (VR) has become a popular approach to study human behavior in fire.  ...  Virtual environments provide a maximum of experimental control, are easy to replicate, have relatively high ecological validity, and allow safe study of occupant behavior in scenarios that otherwise would  ...  The scope of this position paper is to discuss how virtual reality S Paul Pauli and Andreas Mühlberger are shareholders of a commercial company that develops virtual environment research systems for empirical  ... 
doi:10.15439/2014f94 dblp:conf/fedcsis/KinatederRNKMPM14 fatcat:ohjes4s7lzfclajhua65x35pam

Virtual Reality Simulation: A Valuable Adjunct to Surgical Training [chapter]

Bernadette McElhinney, Angela Beard, Krishnan Karthigasu, Roger Hart
2012 Virtual Reality in Psychological, Medical and Pedagogical Applications  
virtual reality trainer.  ...  In the virtual reality simulator (VR), the student performs 'virtual' tasks in a computer-generated environment that allows sensory interaction.  ... 
doi:10.5772/50576 fatcat:jpgwfyxr3ffhtgae2p4rrpxfhu

Impact of Transcendental Meditation® on cardiovascular function at rest and during acute stress in adolescents with high normal blood pressure

Vernon A Barnes, Frank A Treiber, Harry Davis
2001 Journal of Psychosomatic Research  
Primary CV outcome measures were changes in blood pressure (BP), heart rate (HR), and cardiac output (CO) at rest and in response to two laboratory stressors, a simulated car driving stressor and an interpersonal  ...  The TM program appears to have a beneficial impact upon CV functioning at rest and during acute laboratory stress in adolescents at-risk for hypertension.  ...  This study was supported in part by National Institutes of Health Grant #HL62976 to Dr. Treiber and an American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant #9930073N to Dr. Barnes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0022-3999(01)00261-6 pmid:11595248 pmcid:PMC3216051 fatcat:2gz7vzue5nc2be2bakelfcnfjm
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