The Effect of Spatial Design on User Memory Performance Using the Method of Loci in VR

Gerard, Pierre-François; Leymarie, Frederic Fol and Latham, William. 2021. 'The Effect of Spatial Design on User Memory Performance Using the Method of Loci in VR'. In: 7th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN). Eureka, California, United States 17 May-10 June 2021. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Based on the Method of Loci, the following experiment compares the effect of two different virtual environments on participants' memory performance. The primary task consists of remembering a sequence of random playing cards. Each virtual environment is based on a different architectural style with a different layout. One is inspired by a Palladian style architecture, and the other by a Modern curved architecture.

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virtual reality, architecture, memory, performance

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16 April 2021Accepted
28 June 2021Published

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Eureka, California, United States

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17 May-10 June 2021

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14 Jul 2021 14:06

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15 Jul 2021 02:06


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