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over 6 years
Change Blindness Experiment - Windows
- Rift DK2FREE
Change Blindness in 3D space - A fresh approach to the well-known change blindness phenomena, where people often fail to spot big changes in a scene. Investigating the role of spacial information on the effect and a novel paradigm to induce the changes. Experiments are currently underway, you too can participate from the comfort of your own home! - The object of the study is to investigate the phenomena of change blindness in three-dimensional space. - Participants will wear a virtual reality headset (Oculus Rift DK2) during the experiment. - The experimental task is to find the one changing object in every room. - There are 13 rooms in total, the experiment lasts about 15 minutes. - The participants may sometimes feel nausea or dizziness during the experiment. - Participation is anonymous and voluntary, the experiment can be stopped at any time. - No personal identification information is gathered (such as name, location or computer specs). - The data is used for a master thesis and subsequent scientific article. - The results are important to better understand human attention and to validate a novel research paradigm.
- Please launch the program in "DirectToRift" mode. - If the configuration dialog does not appear automatically, hold down the ctrl key while launching the executable to access it. - Choose the graphics settings that provide the most comfortable user experience. - You can re-center the view with the 'R' key. - The data is only usable if the subject has no prior knowledge about the current test. - The experiment should be conducted in quiet surroundings. - Headphones should be used to listen to the instructions and block out additional noise. - The subject must have easy access to the space bar key. - Internet connection is needed to send anonymous experimental data at the end of the study.