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Summer thesis research

  1. 1. Laura Simpson Summer Thesis Research August 30th, 2010
  2. 2. Domains of Summer Research Memory Reconstruction of Narrative Time Based Visuals Interaction Conversation Theory
  3. 3. LETHE A casual first-person narrative memory game, with visuospatial action minigames; “It’s Tetris meets Memento” Jess  Haskins  |  Laura  Simpson  |  Astra  Wijaya  
  4. 4. LETHE Inspira8on o Oxford study, 2010: Tetris is effective as a “PTSD vaccine” following a traumatic event Concept o The Lethe Institute, a therapeutic “play clinic” for trauma victims o You are a patient reflecting back on your time there; narrative told through cutscenes in reverse chronological order (Memento-style) o Play “therapeutic” visuospatial minigames (Tetris, tangrams, sliding block puzzles) o Play a visual memory game as you try to reconstruct missing events by working backward
  5. 5. Harvest Works
  6. 6. Visual Step Sequencer
  7. 7. Wii Controlled Sequencer
  8. 8. InterActive Music New York
  9. 9. “Workout Steady”
  10. 10. Musical Voices
  11. 11. Lethe
  12. 12. “Amazing Bruises”
  13. 13. What Now?
  14. 14. TEI 2011
  15. 15. Academic Career Preparation
  16. 16. Scribbling Speech /Mental X-section

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