Noirin Curran

Noirin Curran
Logitech, Cork, Ireland · Design LAB

PhD Applied Psychology

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The following paper presents research into the effects of multi- and uni- modal output on virtual immersion. It describes the implementation of a balanced experimental study designed to measure participant immersion in a variety of conditions and presents the resulting findings. These demonstrate the potential of primary and secondary modalities on...
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Background: Obesity is a global epidemic. Behavioral change approaches towards improving nutrition, increasing physical activity level, improving sleep, and reducing sitting time are recommended as best practices in adolescent obesity management. However, access to evidence-based treatment is limited and portable technologies such as mobile apps m...
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Traditional game design relies heavily on both audio and visual output for interactivity and to support immersion, producing games that are to a greater or lesser extent inaccessible to users with sight or hearing impairments. In this paper we explore the implications of unimodal interactions on users' experiences of games by developing a game whic...
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The article under review was written by a group of researchers at the Game Experience Research Lab based in Eindhoven University of Technology. Four aims are outlined; (1) To describe the challenge of adequately characterizing and measuring experiences associated with playing digital games; (2) To discuss the applicability of traditional usability...
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With the ever-increasing popularity of games, research in the area has progressed and this chapter will give an up-to-date summary of the kind and depth of research available at present on the impact of Role-Playing Games and the individuals who are involved with them. One area in which research is emerging as particularly interesting is in the con...
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Because of the endurance of stereotypes about role-playing gamers, much research has been carried out which provides evidence to contradict the stereotype's prevailing misconceptions. This paper aims to investigate this existing research into the individual differences in those who play role-playing games and provide a comprehensive review of resea...
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The first ever reference to games in history, a description of the origin of games by a figure from the 5th Century BC, Herodotus, appears alongside the first mention of immersion. Herodotus told a story about the King of the Ancient Lydians who was said to have invented games. The King was faced with a dilemma when he found that a famine had hit h...

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