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A Virtual Training Tool for Giving Talks [chapter]

Oswald D. Kothgassner, Anna Felnhofer, Leon Beutl, Helmut Hlavacs, Mario Lehenbauer, Birgit Stetina
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we present two studies concerning the application of a virtual environment for public speaking anxiety.  ...  We have created a program simulating a virtual lecture room, which can be filled with a large number of listeners behaving in different ways.  ...  ., Nora Poesl and Janka Scharfenberger for helping us with the acquisition of the data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33542-6_5 fatcat:pn7c5ypai5chdjcvaz3jy3lmru

What is it about Field Trips? Praxis, Pedagogy and Presence in Virtual Environments

Lesley Procter
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Teaching Faculty in Humanities and Social Science disciplines often struggle to find ways to facilitate students' understanding of theoretical concepts.  ...  Recent moves towards situated and problem-based learning in Higher Education offer productive possibilities to incorporate all these modes of learning.  ...  Opportunities for self-constructed knowledge through experiential and authentic learning contexts often also involve PBL contexts where students engage in self-paced and self-constructed knowledge acquisition  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.588 fatcat:dhrdvtdbnnfylcrs434obcfpxm

Presence as Being-in-the-World

Pavel Zahorik, Rick L. Jenison
1998 Presence - Teleoperators and Virtual Environments  
Presence is instead tied to one's successfully supported action in the environment, this environment being either virtual or real.  ...  In this alternative view, notions of subjective presence and objective presence no longer exist.  ...  Wenzel NASA Collaborator), the ONR (N00014-96-1-0675), and the NIH-NIDCD (DC00116).  ... 
doi:10.1162/105474698565541 fatcat:2zc75xvqovastaxowi52eon5ae

External cognition: how do graphical representations work?

Mike Scaife, Yvonne Rogers
1996 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
This builds on the nascent theoretical approach within cognitive science that analyses the role played by external representations in relation to internal mental ones .  ...  virtual worlds .  ...  We should also like to thank the anonymous referees of this paper as well as Ben du Boulay , Ron Chrisley , Graham Hole and other members of the Socio-Cognitive Research Group at COGS , Sussex University  ... 
doi:10.1006/ijhc.1996.0048 fatcat:dk6bm4cwqzegdgvs2edlsjram4

A dualist-interactionist perspective

John C. Eccles
1980 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
This article can be viewed as an attempt to explore the consequences of two propositions. (1) Intentionality in human beings (and animals) is a product of causal features of the brain.  ...  This follows from 2 and 4. "Could a machine think?"  ...  Acknowledgment I am grateful to Jerry Fodor and Georges Rey for comments on an earlier draft.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x00005811 fatcat:5oy5bmlxufecpegipox7ibhx7q

Minds, brains, and programs

John R. Searle
1980 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
This article can be viewed as an attempt to explore the consequences of two propositions. (1) Intentionality in human beings (and animals) is a product of causal features of the brain.  ...  This follows from 2 and 4. "Could a machine think?"  ...  Acknowledgment I am grateful to Jerry Fodor and Georges Rey for comments on an earlier draft.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x00005756 fatcat:wfcpl6apdfhxbcscyeacavkbim

Virtual Reality and Historic Preservation

Lei Yang
2017
on the use of virtual reality at Chinese heritage sites, and a social science experiment.  ...  The questionnaire followed up the experiment conducted in May 2016 in the Information Science  ...  and psychology cognitions.  ... 
doi:10.7298/x4bg2m5n fatcat:n7b4wcwcvrbnjhbg6wal36joqe

Allocentric spatial learning and memory deficits in Down syndrome

Pamela Banta Lavenex, Mathilde Bostelmann, Catherine Brandner, Floriana Costanzo, Emilie Fragnière, Giuliana Klencklen, Pierre Lavenex, Deny Menghini, Stefano Vicari
2015 Frontiers in Psychology  
All TD participants chose rewarded locations in LC and AS trials at above chance level.  ...  These findings demonstrate that individuals with DS are impaired at using an AS representation to learn and remember discrete locations in a controlled environment, suggesting persistent and pervasive  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation: grants PMPDP3-122844, PMPDP3-128996 to Pamela Banta Lavenex, and the Faculty of the Social and Political Sciences Department  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00062 pmid:25762946 pmcid:PMC4329802 fatcat:2yt3ygpczbgixhigynbfshf6xi

Playing with Virtual Reality: Early Adopters of Commercial Immersive Technology

Maxwell Henry Foxman
2018
Starting in 2016, relatively inexpensive head-mounted displays (HMDs) began to be manufactured and distributed by leaders in the game and information technology industries.  ...  This dissertation examines early adopters of mass-marketed Virtual Reality (VR), as well as other immersive technologies, and the playful processes by which they incorporate the devices into their lives  ...  They no longer needed encyclopedic knowledge of computer science in order to work in VR.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8m05nh3 fatcat:fydmvwg6x5bppm77gtt3pu5jia

Page 1032 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 92, Issue Subject Index III [page]

Psychological Abstracts  
SUBJECT INDEX temporal summation; reaction times; grating; spatial fre- quency, 25118 text layout; compter self-efficacy; internet privacy; stu- dents; communication skills; reaction time; 3D sounds; virutal  ...  naming; timed picture-naming; nonus; verbs; response time, 9588 torso direction; eye direction; head; reaction time; judge- ment speed; eye-head relationship, 12691 vector averaging; inhibition of return; virtual  ... 

Final Program The 2013 International Neuropsychological Society Mid–Year Meeting July 10–13, 2013 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society  
Acknowledgements This study was funded in part by the Lundbeck Geriatric Medicine Grant Belgium.  ...  perceptual and cognitive task-dependent challenges in a virtual environment.  ...  physical (postural or motor) response with perceptual and cognitive taskdependent challenges in a virtual environment.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1355617713001033 fatcat:55ykcdrjcrffplpcaebwtrcew4

The structural acoustic properties of stiffened shells

Yu Luan
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Beyond, this contradiction, specific space analysis models and tools can help to visualize the acoustic interactions between workstations, teams and departments accommodated in the same room.  ...  Daniel Juvé ͑Ecole centrale de Lyon, Modern aeroacoustics started in the early 1950's when Lighthill developed his famous acoustic analogy in an attempt to understand, and reduce, the terrifying noise  ...  knowledge of the basic unit.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932806 fatcat:zohbewf2k5h7fly2hoqzfdk42e

Trends in preference, programming and design of concert halls for symphonic music

Anders C. Gade
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
knowledge of the basic unit.  ...  ͓e.g., Salverda et al., Cognition 90, 51-89 ͑2003͔͒.  ...  according to the nature of the data and the data acquisition settings.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932471 fatcat:hhka5ml2fvcszklkzau2lw3gka

Acoustic GIS‐based monitoring of Atlantic cod ecosystems in coastal Newfoundland

George A. Rose
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Beyond, this contradiction, specific space analysis models and tools can help to visualize the acoustic interactions between workstations, teams and departments accommodated in the same room.  ...  Daniel Juvé ͑Ecole centrale de Lyon, Modern aeroacoustics started in the early 1950's when Lighthill developed his famous acoustic analogy in an attempt to understand, and reduce, the terrifying noise  ...  target and interferer in virtual rooms.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932540 fatcat:v6w3j7upx5duhkunch6oai5jve

Toward an Asian American Legal Scholarship: Critical Race Theory, Post-Structuralism, and Narrative Space

Robert S. Chang
1993 California Law Review  
Hegel also addresses this circularity in his critique of Kant's attempt to ascertain the possible conditions for knowledge: What is demanded is thus the following: we should know the cognitive faculty  ...  I use examples from science because science has often served as a model for those who believe in objectivity. 147. Id at 114.  ...  In fact, the internment of Japanse Americans during World War H was generally upheld in the interests of national security, even don't make waves expedient like horsestalls and deserts. 3 4 Although it  ... 
doi:10.2307/3480919 fatcat:t6qs54uzjfamhntjp2udeaiw3e
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