Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Principal Investigator: Nilanjan Sarkar, Ph.D.
Other researchers: Zachary Warren, PhD
We are studying how the body responds when people play interactive virtual reality games, and what this tells us about how they are feeling. To do this we are asking teenagers to wear small, safe, stick-on sensors that measure heart rate, temperature, and muscle contractions while performing an interactive virtual reality task on the computer. Participants will also be asked to answer some questions about the games.
13-17 years with autism OR who are typically developing
• Child will receive a $35 gift card per visit and a $35 gift card upon completion of all sessions • Caregiver will receive $35 gift card upon completion of all sessions
Up to six 1 hour sessions at Vanderbilt
Amy Swanson, M.A.