The (human) science of medical virtual learning environments.

  title={The (human) science of medical virtual learning environments.},
  author={Robert J. Stone},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  volume={366 1562},
The uptake of virtual simulation technologies in both military and civilian surgical contexts has been both slow and patchy. The failure of the virtual reality community in the 1990s and early 2000s to deliver affordable and accessible training systems stems not only from an obsessive quest to develop the 'ultimate' in so-called 'immersive' hardware solutions, from head-mounted displays to large-scale projection theatres, but also from a comprehensive lack of attention to the needs of the end… CONTINUE READING

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