Designing for Virtual Reality

Virtual reality, it turns out, is excellent at playing into our emotions. We watch movies when we want to laugh or cry and play video games when we want to feel excited. But virtual reality has an extra ingredient: the feeling that the viewer is really there participating in the scene. I crouched because it’s what I felt the rabbit expected of me. There was an overwhelming urge to mirror her — to participate.

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