American Psychological Association
119th Annual Convention
Washington D.C., August 4-7 2011
|Virtual Reality Definitions|
"Virtual Reality integrates realtime computer processing, interface technology, body tracking & sensory displays to support a user to interact with
and/or become immersed in a computer generated simulated environment.
Within such controllable, dynamic and interactive 3D stimulus environments, behavioral action can be motivated, recorded and measured."
"...a way for humans to interact with computers and extremely complex data in a more naturalistic fashion."
- is a process by which digital images are overlaid upon real world spaces
- combines real and virtual images into one 3D display
- lets people interact and manipulate these digital images as if they were in real space