GTP Adventures – Fighting moves in bed

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Some gamers have reported feeling sensations of body movement while lying in bed after playing. This has been reported in games that include high speed, flying or floating. Perceiving the sensation of motion (e.g., rocking, swaying, bobbing, tumbling) can take place after traveling on boats but also via air or road (referred to as Mal de Debarquement Syndrome). These experiences appear to be related to cyber sickness and motion sickness.

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About Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari

Dr. Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari is Marie Curie Postdoctoral Research fellow in Cyberpsychology. Critical inquiry on the psychosocial implications of interactive media technologies has been her professional passion since undergraduate school, when she conducted one of the first studies on internet addiction. Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP) is her area of research expertise, for which she has won awards. Dr. Ortiz de Gortari’s research has been featured in different media worldwide including Discovery News, History Channel News, BBC World Service, the New Scientist and the International Herald Tribune. Her research on GTP has even inspired an episode of the TV series CSI: Cyber. She has published academically and presented at several international conferences. The goal of her research is maximizing the psychological and social benefits of interactive virtual technologies while reducing the potential risks it can present to some individuals.

Posted on September 6, 2015, in GTP Adventures, GTP cartoons and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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