Nick Bowman: The Demanding Nature of Virtual Reality: Teaching and Investigating From a Media Psychology Lens

Dr. Bowman spent his Fulbright year at Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan), researching cognitive demands on interactive technology within different culture’s tech users. He also taught several graduate classes, leading his students from critiquing research papers to generating research ideas. Even in the time of the pandemic, with the help of technology, academic exchange and knowledge building continue. (Full video:

Dr. Bowman joins the faculty at Texas Tech University, having spent the past eight years at West Virginia University. A graduate of Michigan State University, his research focuses on entertainment and persuasive applications of interactive media, such as video games, augmented and virtual reality, and social media.

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