The aim of this experiment was to determine which cybersickness symptoms are associated with simulated motion, by comparing responses to the simulated sickness questionnaire (SSQ) between a control and experimental condition. Using non-parametric statistical tests, we found that general discomfort, fatigue, headache, eyestrain, difficulty in focusing eyes, increased sweating, nausea, difficulty in concentrating, stomach awareness and blurred vision were significantly higher in a high simulated motion task compared with a low simulated task. The implications for preventing cybersickness in virtual environments are discussed.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 2009 Sixth International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization|
|Subtitle of host publication||11-14 August 2009, Tianjin, China|
|Place of Publication||Los Alamitos, Calif.|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
|Event||International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization (6th : 2009) - Tianjin, China|
Duration: 11 Aug 2009 → 14 Aug 2009
|Conference||International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization (6th : 2009)|
|Period||11/08/09 → 14/08/09|
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- Simulator Sickness Questionnaire