Thought Lab

Automated VR Therapy – VR and Mental Health

In this episode of Emotion Lab, Graeme is joined by William Hamilton, the Founder and CTO of Mimerse – a Stockholm based VR company which builds evidence-based treatments for mental health conditions. During the podcast, William and Graeme discuss how VR is already being used to treat people suffering from mental health conditions and  explore the potential for automated virtual reality exposure therapies (VRETs), which are a new clinically validated approach for treating phobias.

November 30, 2020

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VR Training for Front Line Journalists

This week Graeme is joined by Aela Callan – a documentary filmmaker, journalist and co-founder of Head Set . Aela and co-founder Kate Parkinson are no strangers to hostile environments, with more than 30 years of experience as foreign correspondents. Now Head Set is using the power of immersive technologies to create VR scenarios that help prepare journalists to work on the frontline. Listen in to hear the story of how and why Head Set was founded and the role of VR in training journalists and many other professions for work-related scenarios.

 

November 16, 2020

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White Paper: Improving Emotional And Psychological Well-Being in Distributed Digital Times

This white paper is the latest in a series, providing insight for academic, clinical and market researchers, content and training specialists and all those who have an interest in the potential for Virtual Reality and emotion analytics. Written by the team at emteq labs, the white paper offers valuable insights into the capabilities and potential for the use of biometric feedback gathered within virtual reality, for both healthcare therapies and training.

November 12, 2020

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What are ‘digi-ceuticals’? Treating anxiety with Virtual Reality.

This week Charles is joined by Sarah Hill, CEO of Healium – a virtual and augmented reality tool for the self-management of stress, powered by the user’s own brainwaves and heart rate. In this episode of the Emotion Lab Charles and Sarah discuss neurofeedback and how VR and wearables can help us train our minds. Listen in to hear about how VR can be used as “digi-ceutical’ now, and developed even further to support stress management and anxiety in future.

November 2, 2020

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VR Gaming in Healthcare

This week Charles is joined by John Muñoz – a research scientist and game designer. In this episode Charles and John discuss exergaming, the future of games and their applications in medicine. Listen in to hear about “tech-emotional intelligence”, how John is using VR exergaming to engage seniors in physical activities and much more!

October 19, 2020

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White Paper: Measuring what Matters in Immersive Environments

This emteq labs white paper is the first in a series, providing insight for academic, clinical and market researchers, content and training specialists and all those who have an interest in emotion analytics. Written by the team at emteq labs, including content from our founders, Graeme Cox and Dr Charles Nduka, this white paper offers valuable insights into the capabilities and potential for the use of biometric feedback gathered within virtual reality, for both healthcare therapies and training.

October 9, 2020

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The intersection of arts, health and immersive technology

This week on the Emotion Lab, Charles is joined by Sarah Ticho – founder of Hatsumi and the Healthcare Lead at Immerse UK. From staff welfare and training to mental health, social prescribing, PTSD, COPD and diagnosing ADHD, Charles and Sarah discuss various possible scenarios for using VR in medicine. Listen in to hear about this, NHSX ‘s VR strategy and much more!

October 5, 2020

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Why VR provides the perfect environment to study human behaviour and emotion.

This week on the Emotion Lab, Graeme is joined by Ifigeneia (Ifi) Mavridou and James Somauroo. Ifi is an Affect Scientist with a particular research focus in human-computer interactions and evoking emotional states in VR environments. In this episode of the Emotion Lab, Graeme, James and Ifi discuss the two-dimensional model of human emotions and the largest study ever done to measure these in a VR environment. Listen in to learn more about the model, how the public reacted to the experiment and what is means the future of VR in studying human behaviour and emotion.

September 21, 2020

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What is psychophysiology; exploring dynamic difficult adjustment and is biometric tracking in VR the future of research?

This week n the podcast, Charles Nduka is joined by Stephen Fairclough – Professor of Psychophysiology at Liverpool John Moores University. Stephen’s background covers neurosciences, psychophysiology, human factors and human-computer interaction. In this episode of the Emotion Lab Stephen and Charles discuss psychophysiology research, how VR can be used in this field and the important issue of data privacy. Listen in to hear about how games could revolutionise pain management and much more!

 

September 7, 2020

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    United Kingdom