Will Virtual Reality be the next “Technology Epidemic”?

“An epidemic is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.”

Could Virtual Reality (VR) bring about the next “Technology Epidemic”? Headset technology in itself is not a disease anymore than air or blood is a disease (but they can carry air borne or blood borne diseases). However, past introductions of new technology have brought upon spikes of injuries and health hazards, subsequently creating new cautions and warnings of side effects.

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“The Spell of Digital Immersion” TEDx Talk Adelaide: YouTube Video Link

Dr Le’s TEDx Talk is finally online! Please share our message with your colleagues, friends and family. Do you have a childhood bucket list? What activity have you immersed yourself in lately? Please comment in the Youtube link or discuss in our CGI Clinic Facebook page.

 

CGI Clinic returns to Australia with back-to-back talks in Adelaide

CGI Clinic was very excited to return to Australia after 6 months in Asia, investigating Internet Gaming Addiction in children. Continue reading CGI Clinic returns to Australia with back-to-back talks in Adelaide

Game of Life: Health “Gamification”

The Health Industry is always looking at new ways to motivate us to live a healthier lifestyle.

Game design concepts or ‘gamification‘ is increasingly used to influence our behaviour including our decisions regarding our health. Continue reading Game of Life: Health “Gamification”