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Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Eric F. Clarke

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Theories of musical meaning and psychological research on music have tended to treat music as a special domain, removed from the practical realities of everyday life. This book takes a different ... More


Training Skills with Virtual Environments

Carlo A. Avizzano, Emanuele Ruffaldi, and Massimo Bergamasco

in Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Virtual environment technology is being used for training in specific tasks. The use of this technology is motivated both by cost, and by benefits in terms of safety. However, these applications ... More


Virtual Reality and Neuroergonomics

Joseph K. Kearney, Matthew Rizzo, and Joan Severson

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter argues that virtual reality (VR) is highly relevant to neuroergonomics because VR can replicate situations with greater control than is possible in the real world, allowing behavioral ... More


Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Ralph Schroeder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Virtual environments provide places for “being there together”, for avatars to interact with each other in computer-generated spaces. They range from immersive systems in which people have life-size ... More


Virtual Environments and the Changing Landscape of Information and Communication Technologies

Ralph Schroeder

in Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter provides a definition of the subject matter of this book: virtual environments technology. It discusses why multi-user virtual environments, in particular, have become important and ... More


The Future of Being There Together

Ralph Schroeder

in Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter synthesizes what is known about how people interact in virtual environments. One argument that has been made in the book is that there are only two end-states to technologies for being ... More


Dialing Up the Past

Erik Champion and Bharat Dave

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the role of “place” as a structuring concept for virtual heritage environments, and draws upon concepts from architecture, cultural geography, and theory in virtual environments ... More


Reshaping Research Collaboration: The Case of Virtual Research Environments

Annamaria Carusi and Marina Jirotka

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0032
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the use of a range of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support e-Research collaboration across space, time, and disciplinary and institutional domains. It ... More


Navigating Our Environment: Insights from Single Neuron Recordings in the Human Brain

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The hippocampus and associated structures within the medial temporal lobe (MTL) are thought to support the formation of a cognitive map of space. This chapter reviews a number of studies that utilize ... More


10.1 The Future of Virtual Research Environments

Matthew Dovey

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0033
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Virtual research environments (VREs) are locations where researchers go to find and use the information and communication technology (ICT) tools they need for their research. The VRE concept is not ... More


Toward Tangible Virtualities: Tangialities

Slavko Milekic

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines two characteristics of virtual environments: The absence of support for meaningful experiential interactions with virtual information; and the emphasis on the quantity of ... More


Collaborative Archaeology, Social Justice, and Digital Heritage in Rosewood

Edward González-Tennant

in The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056784
eISBN:
9780813053448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056784.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Chapter 6 González-Tennant discusses ongoing experimentation with new media technology to make historical research accessible to a wider public. The mixed-methods approach González-Tennant ... More


Reinventing Water-Landscape Monitoring and Management in the Age of Geoenabled Environmental Sensor Webs and Social Networks

Demetrio P. Zourarakis

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Future humans interacting with water in Kentucky will bring to their experience not only the panoply of expectations, assumptions, background knowledge, and past experiences but also ultra-smart ... More


Virtual Gothic Women

Catherine Spooner

in Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748699124
eISBN:
9781474422253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699124.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter argues that recurring fictions of uncanny disembodiment and an ‘electronic elsewhere’ accompanied electronic media throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Women’s position ... More


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