Research Project - VR Environments

Task 6 Bar

In this task, users will be placed in a club/bar environment and in front of the users will be 3 human avatars talking about a topic. User’s task is to remember how many times in total the word capacity was mentioned. At a certain point an alien looking creature will walk in and out of the bar.

Aims:
To understand users ability to focus on a selective attention task.

Groups of participants:
-Controls
-People with ADHD/ADHD traits
-People who stutter

Task Details:
For this tasks, there will be club music sound, people talking sounds, people dancing. The task is 1:15 minutes long.

Questionnaire:
Q1: How many times the word capacity was mentioned? (Right answer 7)
Q2: If you noticed that odd creature that walked for a moment in and out of the bar, what did it look like? (Right answer Alien)
Q3: I felt present and involved in VR.
Q4: The task was interesting and was similar to a scenario that can happen in our day-to-day life.
Q5: I think I didn’t do very well in completing this task.
Q6: I think I did very well in completing this task.

Data Collected:
-Eye tracker VR Add on (Pupil Labs)
-EEG VR Add on (Looxid Link)
-From the questionnaire

Hardware:
-Alienware m15 Gaming Laptop
-HTC Vive Pro
-Fovitec 2x 7'6" Light Stand VR Compatible Kit
-Pupil Labs
-Looxid Link

Software:
-Unity
-Unity Asset Store
-Daz3D
-Blender
-IBM TTS Api

Programming Languages used:
-C#
-Python using Spyder in Anaconda
-Jupyter Notebook
-MySQL
-PHP API