A situated cognition perspective on presence

Carassa, Antonella and Morganti, Francesca and Tirassa, Maurizio (2005) A situated cognition perspective on presence. [Conference Paper]

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During interaction with computer-based 3-D simulations like virtual reality, users may experience a sense of involvement called presence. Presence is commonly defined as the subjective feeling of "being there". We discuss the state of the art in this inno vative research area and introduce a situated cognition perspective on presence. We argue that presence depends on the proper integration of aspects relevant to an agent's movement and perception, to her actions, and to her conception of the overall situ a tion in which she finds herself, as well as on how these aspects mesh with the possibilities for action afforded in the interaction with the artifact. We also aim at showing that studies of presence offer a test-bed for different theories of situated co gnition.›

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:Situated cognition; presence; virtual reality; affordance; action; artifacts™c
Subjects:Neuroscience > Neuropsychology
Psychology > Applied Cognitive Psychology
Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Neuroscience > Neurophysiology
Computer Science > Human Computer Interaction
Psychology > Social Psychology
Philosophy > Epistemology
ID Code:5216
Deposited By: Tirassa, Prof. Maurizio
Deposited On:09 Oct 2006
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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