Seasick…on a computer?

The coronavirus pandemic forced people to dedicate much of their lives, including work, entertainment, and personal interactions, online. All this screen time has taken a toll, as more people of all ages are reporting symptoms of "cybersickness."Cybersickness is a form of motion sickness, characterized by nausea, disorientation, and oculomotor disturbances, according to a study by Kay Stanney and colleagues, published in 2020 in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. Cybersickness was a phenomenon before the pandemic but was studied mostly in the context of virtual reality games.A 2021 article published on the subject by National Geographic explains how cybersickness is [...]