Table 1 Means (standard deviations) of scales measuring the experience of three sessions of immersive virtual realitya
Experience of virtual reality scalesVirtual reality session
Session 1Session 2Session 3
Presence0.77 (0.17)0.23 (1.69)0.69 (1.32)
Adult embodiment0.88 (1.67)1.00 (1.59)1.19 (1.52)
Child embodiment0.08 (1.87)1.00 (1.37)0.92 (1.82)
Recognise adult as self−0.15 (1.14)0.92 (1.22)1.31 (0.70)
Feels comforted as child0.82 (1.30)0.82 (1.17)1.28 (1.30)
  • a ‘Presence’ is the mean of 1 questionnaire item, ‘Adult embodiment’ and ‘Child embodiment’ are the mean of 2 questionnaire items, ‘Recognise adult as self’ is the mean of 3 questionnaire items, ‘Feels comforted as child’ is the mean of 3 questionnaire items.