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Salient, Interactive, Relevant, Confidence, and Action (SIRCA): Using Virtual Reality Storm Surge Simulations to Increase Risk Perception and Prevention Behaviors. Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn

PIs and Co-PIs: Matthew Browning (Multiple PI, Clemson University), Jill Gambill (Co-PI, University of Georgia) Funding Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Total Amount:  $499,931 Project period: 2 years Project Summary: The project will be looking at using virtual reality (VR) to better communicate and educate about the risks of climate change among coastal […]

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Interactive virtual reality reduces quadriceps pain intensity during high-intensity interval leg cycling exercise. Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn

Poster presented at the World Congress of Pain of the International Association for the Study of Pain, September 12-16, Boston, MA.

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Is desirability of the trait a boundary condition of the Proteus effect? A pilot study. Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn

Abstract: Although previous research has shown that individuals take on aspects of the avatars they embody in virtual environments, studies have not yet tested whether this phenomenon, known as the Proteus Effect, extends to traits that are undesirable to have, such as narcissism. One hundred thirty-three female participants completed a shopping simulation in virtual reality. […]

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