A recent study conducted at the Bundeswehr Hospital in Hamburg found that viewing a 360° nature video in a Virtual Reality (VR) headset has a relaxing effect on stressed individuals. The effect is significantly better than when the video is watched on a PC screen, showing that the use of 360° nature videos in VR […]
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New research shows that people who constantly get caught in a reiterative loop of negative thoughts and destructive self-reflection could benefit from VR mindfulness training Mindfulness training research done at RMIT University in Melbourne confirms that mindfulness practitioners benefit greatly from the immersive nature of Atmosphaeres’ 360° VR Experiences, particularly if they wish to improve […]
Summary of a VR Therapy for Pain study about the use of Virtual Reality as therapeutic tool for chronic pain patients. Results show 33-60% pain reduction.
Audio is a key aspect of virtual and augmented realities, however, because of the dominance of the visual sense, it is often overlooked, under-budgeted and considered at a late stage in the creation of healthcare and other applications. This article seeks to raise awareness for the importance of high-quality audio in healthcare applications by showing […]
Inducing physiological stress recovery with sounds of nature in a virtual reality forest Source: Matilda Annerstedt et al.* Virtual Relaxation Environment Helps To Reduce Stress In 2013, Matilda Annerstedt and colleagues investigated the use of virtual relaxation environments for the purpose of physiological stress recovery. They were particularly interested in the effect that the sounds of nature […]