Volume 17 - Summer 2019


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TABLE OF CONTENTS



Preface v

Brenda K. Wiederhold, Giuseppe Riva and Scott M. Debb





Editorial



Virtual Reality meets Artificial Intelligence: The Emergence of Advanced Digital Therapeutics and Digital Biomarkers 3

Giuseppe Riva, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Daniele Di Lernia, Alice Chirico, Eleonora Francesca Maria Riva, Fabrizia Mantovani, Pietro Cipresso and Andrea Gaggioli





Critical Reviews



Cognitive Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Virtual Environments 11

Justin Asbee and Thomas Parsons



Cyberbehavior: A Bibliometric Analysis 17

Manuel J. Serafin, Gustavo R. Garcia-Vargas, María Del Pilar García-Chivita, Mario I. Caicedod and Juan C. Correra



Online Suicide Games: A Form of Digital Self-harm or A Myth? 25

Maria Bada and Richard Clayton





Evaluation Studies



Propensity to make social connections and structural social capital of SNS users 33

Yadviga Sinyavskaya and Alexander Porshnev



#Eating disorders and Instagram: What emotions do you express? 39

Clelia Malighetti, Alice Chirico, Simona Sciara and Giuseppe Riva



Effectively Integrating Cybersecurity into the Teaching of Sociology and Criminal Justice with Experiential Pedagogy 45

Carlene Buchanan Turner and Claude Turner





Original Research



Towards an Advancement of Multisensory Integration Deficits in Anorexia Nervosa: Exploring Temporal Discrimination Processing of Visuo-Auditory Stimuli 53

Alice Chirico, Clelia Malighetti, Silvia Serino, Pietro Cipresso, Elisa Pedroli, Cosimo Tuena, Manuel Muratore, and Giuseppe Riva



Evaluation of cybersickness in a passive walking virtual reality cognitive exercise 59

Anne Cabral, Nusrat Choudhury, Catherine Proulx, Rola Harmouche, Elicia Kohlenberg and Patricia Debergue



Interactive Immersive Virtual Environments Cause Relaxation and Enhance Resistance to Acute Stress 65

Stefan Liszio and Maic Masuch




Clinical Observations



Craving and anxiety responses as indicators of the efficacy of Virtual Reality-Cue Exposure Therapy in patients diagnosed with alcohol use disorder 77

Alexandra Ghiţă, Olga Hernández-Serrano, Jolanda Ruiza, Miquel Monras, Lluisa Ortegac, Silvia Mondon, Lidia Teixidor, Antoni Gual, Bruno Porras- García, Marta Ferrer-García and José Gutiérrez-Maldonado



Attentional bias assessment in patients with alcohol use disorder: an eye-tracking study 83

Alexandra Ghiţă, Bruno Porras García, Manuel Moreno, Miquel Monras, Lluisa Ortega, Silvia Mondon, Lidia Teixido, Amadeu Obach I Vidal, Antoni Gual, José Antonio Aznar Casanova, Marta Ferrer García, Paola Bertomeu Panisello and José Gutiérrez Maldonado



Public speaking training in front of an imaginary or virtual audience: A randomized controlled trial 89

Ni Kang, Ding Ding, Dwi Hartanto, Willem-Paul Brinkman, and Mark A.Neerincx



Pain reduction with VR in Indigenous vs urban patients in ambulatory surgery 99

José Luis Mosso Vázquez, Gregorio Tomás Obrador, Dejanira Mosso Lara, José Luis Mosso Lara, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Verónica Lara Vaca, Ian Miller, Mark D. Wiederhold, Aaron Michael, John Lange and Sean Yu Gillette



Virtual Reality Pain Mitigation During Elective Cesarean Surgical Delivery 105

José Luis Mosso Vázquez, Dejanira Mosso Lara, Verónica Lara Vaca, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Ian Miller, Homero Rivas and Mark D. Wiederhold




Work In Progress



The Link between Digital Disconnection and Death Anxiety: a Preliminary Study 115

Dave Harley



TwitterOSINT: Automated Open Source Intelligence Collection, Analysis & Visualization Tool 121

Mary Ann Hoppa, Scott M. Debb, George Hsieh, and Bigyan KC


Virtual Reality Air Travel Training with Autistic Individuals – Design considerations and future directions 129

Ian T. Miller, Catherine S. Miller, Brenda K. Wiederhold and Mark D. Wiederhold


Assessing Pain with Virtual Reality: A Pilot Study for Landscape Art 137

Maureen Simmonds, Kyle Lepage and Tassilo Baeuerle




Brief Communication


Virtual reality exposure with eye-gaze adaptive virtual cognitions 145

Ding Ding, Willem-Paul Brinkman and Mark A. Neerincx



Looking for the Right Swipe: Gender Differences in Self-Presentation on Tinder Profiles 149

Gordon P. D. Ingram, M. Isabela Enciso, Nathalia Eraso, Maria Jose Garcia, and Antonio Olivera-La Rosa



Virtual Reality and Minimal Analgesia Attenuate Pain During Spine Surgery 153

José Luis Mosso Vázquez, Patricia Canseco Aguilar, Dejanira Mosso Lara, Ian Miller, Brenda K. Wiederhold and Mark D. Wiederhold



Characteristics of Cybersecurity Victims at Clark Atlanta University 159

Medha Talpade and Roy George