Cognitive Mechanisms Underlying Virtual Reality Exposure

  title={Cognitive Mechanisms Underlying Virtual Reality Exposure},
  author={Sophie C{\^o}t{\'e} and St{\'e}phane Bouchard},
  journal={Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  volume={12 2},
Many studies have assessed virtual reality exposures efficacy, but very few examined its treatment processes. The addition of objective measures of arousal and information processing mechanisms would be a valuable contribution in order to provide a more complete and detailed picture. The goal of this study was to better document the cognitive mechanisms associated with therapeutic change after an in virtuo exposure treatment. Twenty-eight adults suffering from arachnophobia were assessed and… CONTINUE READING