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Richard L. Gilbert - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Richard L. Gilbert Richard L. Gilbert

Professor of Psychology | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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Biography

Richard Gilbert is Professor of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California; Director of The P.R.O.S.E. (Psychological Research on Synthetic Environments) Project, a research lab that investigates the personal and cultural impact of leading edge digital technologies such as Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence, and Chair of the Board of Governors of the Western United States Region of the Immersive Education Initiative, a global organization of researchers, educators. and members of the technology industry interested in educational applications of 3D or “immersive” digital technologies. He is the author of over 50 professional papers and presentations in the area of Psychology and Technology. Dr. Gilbert received his B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University and his PhD from the Clinical Psychology Program at UCLA with a minor in Developmental Psychology. In addition to his work in Psychology, he has a background in the creative arts as a Grammy Award winning songwriter and a published novelist.

Education (2)

University of California at Los Angeles: Ph.D., Psychology

Area of emphasis: Clinical Psychology
Minor area: Developmental Psychology

Princeton University: B.A., Psychology

Areas of Expertise (4)

Psychology and New Digital Technologies Cyberpsychology Virtual Reality Lifespan Human Development

Affiliations (2)

  • Chair - Board of Governors - Western United States Region of the Immersive Education Initiative
  • Founder - Los Angeles Future of Humanity Discussion Group

Courses (4)

Psychology and New Technology

Psychology and New Technology

Computers, Human Behavior, and Society

Computers, Human Behavior, and Society

Lifespan Development

Lifespan Development

Psychology on Film

Psychology on Film

Articles (8)

Mechanizing Humans, Humanizing Machines: The Transition from Homo Sapiens to Hybrid Sapiens Immersion 2014: The Personal and Cultural Impact of Leading Edge Digital Technologies

Gilbert, R. (2014). Mechanizing Humans, Humanizing Machines: The Transition from Homo Sapiens to Hybrid Sapiens. Keynote Address on The Future of Human-Computer Interaction presented at Immersion 2014: The Personal and Cultural Impact of Leading Edge Digital Technologies, Los Angeles, CA, Journal of Immersive Education.

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The Distributed Self: Virtual Worlds and the Future of Human Identity The Immersive Internet: Reflections on the Entangling of the Virtual with Society, Politics and the Economy

Gilbert, R., & Forney, A. (2013). The Distributed Self: Virtual Worlds and the Future of Human Identity. In D. Powers & R. Teigland (eds.) The Immersive Internet: Reflections on the Entangling of the Virtual with Society, Politics and the Economy. Palgrave-Macmillan, 23-37.

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A World Without Work: Technology, Jobs, and the New Economic Order Loyola Marymount University

Transcript of special lecture, Loyola Marymount University, November 2014.

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Psychological Benefits of Participating in 3D Virtual Worlds for Individuals with Real World Disabilities International Journal of Disability, Development and Education

Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., Krueger, A., Ludwig, A., & Effron, T. (2013). Psychological Benefits of Participating in 3D Virtual Worlds for Individuals with Real World Disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 60(3), 208-224.

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Sexuality in the 3-Dimensional Internet and Its Relationship to Real World Sexuality Psychology and Sexuality

Gilbert, R., Gonzalez, M., & Murphy, N. (2011). Sexuality in the 3-Dimensional Internet and Its Relationship to Real World Sexuality. Psychology and Sexuality. Volume 2, Issue 2, 107-122. DOI: 10.1080/19419899.2010.536987.

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Realism, Idealization, and Potential Negative Impact of 3D Virtual Relationships Computers in Human Behavior

Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., & Avalos, M. (2011). Realism, Idealization, and Potential Negative Impact of 3D Virtual Relationships. Computers in Human Behavior. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2011.05.011.

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Communication Patterns and Satisfaction Levels in 3D versus Real Life Intimate Relationships Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

Gilbert, R., Murphy, N., & Avalos, M. (2011). Communication Patterns and Satisfaction Levels in 3D versus Real Life Intimate Relationships. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, Vol. 14, No. 10, 585-589.

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Multiple Personality Order: Physical and Personality Characteristics of the Self, Primary Avatar, and Alt Reinventing Ourselves: Contemporary Concepts of Identity in Online Virtual Worlds

Gilbert, R., Foss, J., & Murphy, N. (2011). Multiple Personality Order: Physical and Personality Characteristics of the Self, Primary Avatar, and Alt. In A. Peachey & M.Childs, Eds., Reinventing Ourselves: Contemporary Concepts of Identity in Online Virtual Worlds, Springer Series in Immersive Environments, 213-234. London: Springer Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-85729-361-9-11.

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