Why people get sick in virtual reality

‘Cybersickness’ might sound right out of a sci-fi novel, but it’s an illness impacting people across industries today – and it’ll probably get worse.

Combining an understanding of Biological Sciences to design and refine virtual reality technologies that could be used very soon to benefit societies. This article is suitable for students in years 8 and 9 who are learning about body systems and have an interest in technology and engineering.

 

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Why people get sick in virtual reality – Australia’s Science Channel

Why people get sick in virtual reality

Years: 8, 9

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Topics:

Biological Sciences – The Body

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function