PRESENCCIA in the News....
Welcome to the Press Releases section of the PRESENCCIA project website. As PRESENCCIA partners come from different countries, you will find press reports in different languages.
Towards Immersive Journalism: "The IPSRESS File"
El Pais, Virtual Guantanamo , 14 July 2009
ICT, A (virtual) smart home controlled by your thoughts , May 2009
ICT, When virtual reality feels real , May 2009
The Economist, Public order: The kindness of crowds, March 2009
"UABDivulga" An interview with Mel Slater, June 2008
"The Times" newspaper, The latest trend in medicine - virtual reality , 17 May 2008
"El Pais" newspaper, "Las nuevas técnicas permiten viajar al centro del cerebro" 23 April 2008
"El Pais" newspaper, "La próxima evolución" 19 February 2008
New Scientist magazine, "Anti-social bot invades Second Lifers' personal space" 2 November 2007
"Muy interesante", Science magazine, "Experiencias extracorporeas de laboratorio: Ilusiones a la carta". No. 318, November 2007 edition
YouTube video, "Select words by thinking".
"El Periodico" de Catalunya, "Una feria muestra en BCN las ilusiones que genera el cerebro". PRESENCCIA Partners, Instituto de Neurociencias (UMH) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) took part in a Brain Fair on Sunday 29 October 2007 at Sala Razzmatazz in Barcelona
Artfutura, "An interactive mixed reality performance". Re(PER)curso is a mixed reality performance in which a human dancer and a percussionist interact and communicate with a virtual performer. 26 October 2007
BBC News, "Overcoming your virtual fears" 22 October 2007
Science magazine, article refers to Milgram experiment "The Promise of Parallel Universes" 7 September 2007
Video interview with Science magazine,"Virtual Worlds: The Promise of Parallel Universes" .Podcast host Robert Frederick narrates a special video accompaniment to "The Promise of Parallel Universes" article on doing research in online virtual worlds, from Science's 7 September 2007 special issue on social cognition.
e-boletín SENC, revista electrónica de la Sociedad Española de Neurociencia, número 1, septiembre de 2007, debate células, página 18, "Body Consciousness: Brain Mechanisms of Representation of the Self and others" 1 September 2007
Out-of-body experiences" press releases:
- The Guardian, "Scientists develop technique to induce out-of-body experiences" 24 August 2007
- Time magazine, "The Science of Out-of-Body Experiences" 23 August 2007
- New Scientist, "Out-of-body experiences are 'all in the mind'" 23 August 2007
- New York Times, "Scientists Induce Out-of-Body Sensation" 23 August 2007
- Global Health Vision "Scientists propose explanation for out-of-body experiences" 23 August 2007
- BBC News
- International Herald Tribune
- Fox News
- Scientific American Mind
- The Economist
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, "Understanding and Realizing Presence in the Presenccia Project" July/August 2007
"Heraldo de Soria", front page photo and article about the Brain Computer Interface (BCI), July 2007
"Heraldo de Soria", Prof. S. Anglioti and Prof. M. Sanchez-Vives interviews, July 2007
"Heraldo de Soria", Neuroscience Seminar, July 2007
Conversations on Presence - Peach Interview with Mel Slater - "If you respond as if it were real, then it is Presence" June 2007
New Scientist, article about the Brain Computer Interface (BCI) "Virtual world sharpens mind-control", June 2007
- The ecstasy and the agony of living in a virtual world - Psychological experiments that were stopped 40 years ago because of ethical concerns could instead be conducted in cyberspace in the future (original paper).
"The Observer", British Sunday newspaper, 2nd. July 2006 edition. Newspaper article on Presenccia.
Disclaimer: Although PRESENCCIA is pleased to announce the news stories that are linked to The Observer's article, we cannot take responsibility for incorrect reporting since we have no editorial control over what appears. There is a list of some corrections of fact that we have spotted.
Mention of PRESENCCIA on 2nd. Newsletter of "Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)", FET through the Keyhole
"FET is the Information Societies Technologies Programme nursery of novel and emerging scientific ideas. Its mission is to promote research that is of a long-term nature or involves particularly high risks, compensated by the potential of a significant societal or industrial impact."