PhD students Grace Lin and Shafee Mohammed and their respective team mates presented posters at the 2017 VR Brain Jam and Games for Change Festival in New York City.
The VR Brain Jam, co-hosted by Games for Change and Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center, is a collaborative event that pairs neuroscience researchers and game developers to create games exploring how VR can be used in neuroscience research and cognitive therapy. This year's event was held in July and August at The New School’s Parsons School of Design in New York City.
At the close of the VR Brain Jam, Grace Lin, UCI Cognitive Science graduate student Emily Sumner, and their team of designers and game developers, were selected to present their work at the Games for Change Festival.
Grace Lin is a 5th year PhD in Education student with dual specializations in Learning, Teaching, Cognition, and Development (LTCD) and Language, Literacy, and Technology (LLT). Shafee Mohammed is a third year PhD in Education student specializing in Learning, Teaching, Cognition, and Development (LTCD). Both Ms. Lin and Mr. Mohammed are advised by Associate Professor Susanne Jaeggi.