Platform: Meta Quest Pro (Mixed Reality Passthrough)
Role: XR Interaction Designer, Audio Designer
TerrARium was a pilot research project exploring the effectiveness of mixed reality as a tool for exposure therapy in helping high school and early college students overcome social anxiety. The experience is aimed to make experience of simulated social situations that inspire a sense of confidence in social activities while staying in a safe environment with the use of Quest Pro passthrough. TerrARium was built as a platform to aid therapists in exposure therapy treatment, adjustable on a per patient basis.
My Role & Contributions
Designed User Experience for guests that may have little background in Mixed Reality
Designed the User Interface for dialog and data collection
Wrote branching narrative for sample experience
Incorporated input from stakeholders (CMU) and SMEs in final designs