How Virtual Reality Might Break Your Brain
Alex Handy

Jeremy Cowles raised question around whether there is a “direct link or quote” where can contract epilepsy from VR.

Right now, in official guides and due to the lack of studies / mainstream users only the standard guidance based on existing media applies (e.g. 1 in 4000 could contract, typically younger people etc) — see Oculus Health and Safety p2

Unfortunately, early anecdotal evidence would suggest that this proportion could be higher due to the intensity of VR as a trigger.

Again, this is not positioning as a scientific claim but is something that needs to be further explored.

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