Research VR Podcast - The Science & Design of Virtual Reality

Culture and Behavior in Social VR (Jessica Outlaw + Rebecca Hyman) - 99

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Jessica Outlaw, a culture & behavior researcher and Rebecca Hyman, a mental health therapist to discuss human culture in-and-out of VR, VR marketing demographics, as well as representation in media.

Topics discussed:
  • Building non-violent cultures in VR
  • VR's target demographics and identities
  • The unreleased Intel VR HMD's marketing campaign
  • The border between messing-around vs griefing/harassment
  • Reddit's subreddit self moderation framework
  • The basics of culture in a community

Jessica Outlaw's Series on 9-Steps to Building a Strong Culture:

recorded in Sep 2019

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Guests: Jessica Outlaw, Rebecca Hyman

Hosts: Azad Balabanian, Petr Legkov

Podcast: Research VR Podcast

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The Podcast behind the Science and Design of Virtual Reality and Spatial Computing.

By combining our background in Cognitive Science and VR Research, we break down important Neuroscience to extract Design principles.

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