PsychNology Journal, Volume 1, Number 4, 410 – 427
Virtual Realisation: Supporting Creative Outcomes in Medicine and Music
John A. Waterworth
Interactive Institute Tools for Creativity Studio Umeå, Sweden
In this article, I describe findings on the impact of virtual realisation on professional skills and creativity, based on observational studies and interviews with surgeons and musicians. I also present a vision of computer-supported creativity in terms of a modular set of virtual and augmented-reality environments based around an explicit model of the creative process. I suggest that by combining these two types of study, the potential of virtual realisation technology can be utilised in a way that transcends physical distinctions of time and place, while reinforcing the cognitive distinctions that are essential for the generation of creative outcomes.
KEYWORDSvirtual reality, augmented reality, virtual realisation, surgery, music. .
Waterworth J.A. (2003). Virtual Realisation: Supporting Creative Outcomes in Medicine and Music . PsychNology Journal, 1(4), 410 – 427. Retrieved [month] [day], [year], from www.psychnology.org.
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