“Human Factors in Virtual World Design: Psychological and Sociological Considerations” Moderated by Elizabeth Reid Steere

  • ©Lynn Cherny, Mary Czerwinski, Beth Kolko, and Tammy Knipp

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Entry Number: 07

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    Human Factors in Virtual World Design: Psychological and Sociological Considerations

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    This panel discussed strategies for graphical virtual world design in light of sociological and psychological human factors. The primary focus was on methods of successfully designing virtual worlds intended as social or community platforms, with special consideration of factors that may interfere with user commitment and social interaction.

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