For WID’s Kevin Ponto, virtual reality is more than a way of playing video games or simulating roller coaster rides. He thinks VR can be a tool for solving real-world problems.
Professor Karen Schloss of WID’s Visual Reasoning Lab tells the Wall Street Journal about the pitfalls of the rainbow-colored maps used to communicate during storms like the recent Hurricane Florence.
Karen Schloss talks about the psychology behind color preferences in an interview for Artsy.
Investigating how observers make predictions about objects and entities based on their cognitive and emotional responses to perceptual information; focusing on how people’s associations with colors influence cognitive processing in aesthetic response, judgment and decision making, and interpretation of information visualizations.
Develop techniques to better the experience of virtual reality through new devices, interfaces, and techniques.
WID’s Image Lab, led by cartoonist and Discovery Fellow Lynda Barry, is a flexible classroom space dedicated to real-time creative activity to help encourage a different take on problem-solving.
A day in the life of WID – check out our systems programmer, Ross Tredinnick, navigating a real home environment in the CAVE around 0:28 minutes. Note: the video above does not have any sound.