Psychological trauma

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Psychological Trauma in Virtual Reality will be a serious issue. Encountering gorey, creepy, scary and other distressful content in an unwanted or expected context can be extremely traumatic to certain individuals. Children are especially vulnerable to these types of content. As WebVR and browsing the web through VR devices become more popular, there has to be methods to prevent users from unwillingly encountering potentially traumatic content.

Prevention Method Theories

  • One method is to render untrustworthy sites smaller, further away or with lower resolution.

Research

See Also

Violence

References


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