299 – Research Assistant, Virtual Doppelganger

Project Name
Virtual Doppelganger

Project Description
The research project will examine the effect of avatar appearance on user performance. The project team will run a study with participants assigned to different appearance conditions. Statistical analyses will be used to test for significant differences between conditions to evaluate the impact of avatar appearance.

Job Description
The research assistant will help design and run the study, process and analyze the data, and possibly contribute to a publication and presentation of the work at a scientific conference.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience programming Unity
  • Some experience in human-computer interaction
  • Some experience in experimental design

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