RESeT is in the preliminary stages working with teens at a local high school to design a self-administered virtual reality relaxation center.
Seattle area teens.
- What is relaxing for teens?
- Is a virtual reality relaxation center engaging enough to be used repeatedly?
- How effective is virtual relaxation at reducing stress over time?
Elin Björling – Human-Centered Design and Engineering (HCDE)
Jennifer Sonney – Nursing
Nora Carr (HCDE)
Jared Canright (Physics)
Sofia Rodriguez (HCDE)
Todd Little (Fairworlds)
- Elin A. Björling, Rachael Cicero, Aditya Sankar, and Anand Sekar. 2019. Thought Disposal: Co-Designing a virtual interaction to reduce stress in teens. In Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’19), June 12–15, 2019, Boise, ID, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 6 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3311927.3325313
This pilot project is supported through the University of Washington ALACRITY Center which is funded through the National Institutes of Health [grant number P50MH115837]”