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Heeter, C. (2016). A meditation on meditation and embodied presence. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 25(2), 175–183.
|Resource type: Journal Article
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1054-7460
BibTeX citation key: Heeter2016
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Keywords: Immersion, Presence, Presence (definition), Salience
Publisher: MIT Press (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Collection: Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments
Makes a difference between presence in virtual worlds and in real worlds. We are not always present (in real worlds) because the normal state is that of a wandering mind ('the antithesis of presence' p.182) that is not attentive to the external world.
Introduces the concept of 'embodied presence'.