The virtual reality head-mounted display Oculus Rift induces motion sickness and is sexist in its effects

  title={The virtual reality head-mounted display Oculus Rift induces motion sickness and is sexist in its effects},
  author={Justin Munafo and Meg Diedrick and Thomas A. Stoffregen},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
Anecdotal reports suggest that motion sickness may occur among users of contemporary, consumer-oriented head-mounted display systems and that women may be at greater risk. We evaluated the nauseogenic properties of one such system, the Oculus Rift. The head-mounted unit included motion sensors that were sensitive to users’ head movements, such that head movements could be used as control inputs to the device. In two experiments, seated participants played one of two virtual reality games for up… 

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