Mixed-reality-based human-animal interaction can relieve mental stress
| Contributor(s):: Na, H., Dong, S. Y.
INTRODUCTION: Interacting with animals has been demonstrated to possess the healing benefits to humans. However, there are limitations in physical interaction due to COVID-19 and safety issues. Therefore, as an alternative, we created mixed-reality (MR)-based human-animal interaction (HAI)...
Mixed Reality-Based Interaction between Human and Virtual Cat for Mental Stress Management
| Contributor(s):: Na, H., Park, S., Dong, S. Y.
Human-animal interaction (HAI) has been observed to effectively reduce stress and induce positive emotions owing to the process of directly petting and interacting with animals. Interaction with virtual animals has recently emerged as an alternative due to the limitations in general physical...
"Take a Paws" with Therapy Dogs and Make it a Howling Success
| Contributor(s):: Peggy A. Pritchard