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Understanding spatial cognition makes VR better – Shopify VR



medium.com | Understanding spatial cognition makes VR better Hi! I’m Chris, a researcher on the VR team at Shopify with a background in Cognitive Psychology, specifically perception and visual spatial working memory. Perception (the experience of what we see, hear, and feel) is discussed at length in the VR community, and rightfully so, but one topic that gets less attention is cognition. I’ll grossly oversimplify cognition as: Attention, memory, and processing — basically all the gears and cogs grinding away in our brains. (Image via UBC) Understanding human cognition can be extremely valuable when