Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS

 

Gilbert, R. & Forney, A. (in press) Can Avatars Pass the Turing Test? Intelligent

Agent Perception in a 3D Virtual Environment. (in press). International Journal of

Human-Computer Studies.

 

Gilbert, R., Thadani, V., Handy, C., Andrews, H., Sguigna, T., Sasso, A., & Payne,

S. (2014). Psychological functions of primary avatars and alts. A

qualitative study. Computers in Human Behavior, 32, 1–8.

 

Gilbert, R., & Hasler, B. (2013). The Psychology of Immersive Environments Charter. Journal of Immersive Education, Volume 1, Issue 1.Boston: Mass.

 

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Dionisio, J., Burns, W., & Gilbert, R. (2013). 3D virtual worlds and the metaverse:

Current status and future possibilities. ACM Computing Surveys, 45(3), 1-38.


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Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., Krueger, A., Ludwig, A., & Effron, T. (2013). Psychological Benefits of Participating in 3D Virtual Worlds for Individuals with Real World Disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 60(3), 208-224.


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Gilbert, R., & Forney, A. (2013). The Distributed Self: Virtual Worlds and the Future of Human Identity. In D. Powers & R. Teigland (eds.) The Immersive Internet: Reflections on the Entangling of the Virtual with Society, Politics and the Economy. Palgrave-Macmillan, 23-37.


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Gilbert, R., Gonzalez, M., & Murphy, N. (2011). Sexuality in the 3-Dimensional Internet and Its Relationship to Real World Sexuality. Psychology and Sexuality. Volume 2, Issue 2, 107-122. DOI: 10.1080/19419899.2010.536987.


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Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., & Avalos, M. (2011). Communication Patterns and Satisfaction Levels in 3D versus Real Life Intimate Relationships. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, Vol. 14, No. 10, 585-589.


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Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., & Avalos, M. (2011). Realism, Idealization, and Potential Negative Impact of 3D Virtual Relationships. Computers in Human Behavior. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2011.05.011. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563211001063.


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Gilbert, R., Foss, J., & Murphy, N.  (2011). Multiple Personality Order: Physical and Personality Characteristics of the Self, Primary Avatar, and Alt. In A. Peachey & M.Childs, Eds., Reinventing Ourselves: Contemporary Concepts of Identity in Online Virtual Worlds, Springer Series in Immersive Environments, 213-234. London: Springer Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-85729-361-9-11.


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Gilbert, R. (2011). The P.R.O.S.E. Project: A Program of In-World Behavioral Research on the Metaverse. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research. Vol. 4, No. 1, 3-18.


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Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., & McNally, T.  (2011). Addiction to the 3-Dimensional Internet: Estimated Prevalence and Relationship to Real World Addictions. Addiction Research and Theory. 19(4), 380-390.

DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2010.530714


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MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW

 

Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., & Dionisio, J. Psychology Island: A Case Study of Interdisciplinary education in a 3D virtual environment (under review). In S. Gregory, M. Lee, B. Dalgarno, & B. Tynan (eds.) Virtual worlds in online and distance education.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Gilbert, R. (June, 2014). Mechanizing Humans, Humanizing Machines: The

Transition from Homo Sapiens to Hybrid Sapiens. Keynote Address on

Human-Computer Interaction presented at immersion 2014: The Personal and

Cultural Impact of Leading Edge Digital Technologies, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Teller, A. Murphy, N., & Gilbert, R. (August, 2013). Virtual-World Participation

and Social Anxiety Disorder. Poster presented at the 121st convention of

the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Gilbert, R. (June, 2013). Human identity in the New Digital Age: An Introduction

to The Distrbuted Self and the Identity Mapping Project. Paper presented

at the 2013 Summit of the Immersive Education Initiative. Boston,

Massachusetts.

 

Gilbert, R., Thadani, V., Andrews, H., Sguigna, T., Handy, C., Sasso, A., & Payne,

S. (March, 2013). The Psychological Functions of Primary Avatars and Alt(s): A

Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis. Paper presented at the 3rd Global

Conference on Experiential Leaning in Virtual Worlds. Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Gilbert, R., & Forney, F. (March, 2013). Virtual Worlds and the Future of Human

Identity: The Rise of the Distributed Self. Paper presented at the 3rd

Global Conference on Experiential Leaning in Virtual Worlds. Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Gilbert, R. (December, 2012) Ethicial Issues in Conducting Research in 3D Virtual Environments. In "Ethical Implications of Novel Methodologies and Technologies in Social and Behavioral Research" -- Plenary Panel sponsored by Public Responsibiiity in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) and Boston University School of Medicine at the 2012 Advancing Ethicial Research Conference: Guided by Principles in an Era of Change. San Diego, CA.

 

Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., Krueger, A., Ludwig, A., & Effron, T. (August, 2012) Psychological benefits of Second Life participation for individuals with disabilities: A pre-post study. Paper presented at the International Disability Rights Conference, Second Life.

 

Murphy, N., Gilbert, R., Krueger, A., Ludwig, A., & Effron, T. (January, 2012) Social-emotional outcomes of Second Life for individuals with disabilities. Poster presented at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, San Diego, CA.

 

Gilbert, R. (November, 2011). The Psychology of Immersive Environments. Keynote Address, 1st Annual European Summit of the Immersive Education Initiative. Madrid, Spain.

 

Gilbert, R. (July, 2011). Real Time Global Education in 3D. Paper presented virtually at the 4th International Global Studies Conference, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

 

 

Gilbert, R. (June, 2011). Loyola Marymount Virtual University: Developing a

Multi-Disciplinary Campus in the 3-Dimensional Internet. Paper

presented at the Cisco Worldwide Virtual Forum on Educational Leadership:

Next Generation Teaching and Learning, San Jose, California.

https://presentations.inxpo.com/Shows/Cisco/CiscoForum_6_2011/

NextGen_TandL_Booth/Cisco_RichardGilbertVideo.html

 

Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., & Avalos, M. (April, 2011). Realism and Idealization in 3D Virtual Relationships. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles.

 

Gilbert, R. (November, 2010). The P.R.O.S.E. Project: Conducting In-World Behavioral Research on the Metaverse. SL-ACTIONS Conference: Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Texas, Second Life.

 

Murphy, N., Gilbert, R., & Avalos, M. (August, 2010). Communication patterns and satisfaction levels in 3D virtual relationships. Poster presented at the 118th convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Gonzalez, M., Gilbert, R., & Murphy, N. (August, 2010). Sexual satisfaction and sexual feelings in 3D virtual relationships. Poster presented at the 118th convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Gilbert, R. (April, 2010). The Psychology of Immersive Virtual Worlds. Paper Presented at the Summit of the Immersive Education Initiative, Boston, MA.

 

Gilbert, R. (April, 2009). Researching the Psychology of Virtual Worlds. Paper Presented at the Summit of the Immersive Education Initiative, London, England.


PRESENTATIONS UNDER REVIEW