As part of our ongoing driving research, the GT Sonification Lab has adapted and evolved a driving simulator sickness screening protocol that is quick, efficient, effective, and easy to administer. There is a paper-and-pencil version, and also an electronic version of the survey; and a procedure that involves: (1) a baseline survey, (2) a brief drive in the simulator, and (3) a post-drive survey.
We have found that symptoms or discomfort become evident very quickly, and this procedure captures those participants effectively.
Publications Relating to the Research
Gable, T.M. & Walker, B.N. (2013). Georgia Tech Simulator Sickness Screening Protocol. Georgia Tech School of Psychology Tech Report GT-PSYC-TR-2013-01. [GTSSSP--GT-PSYC-TechReport-2013-01.pdf]
This research has been supported, in part, by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Centrafuse, Panasonic Automotive Systems of America, and Toyota Research. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies or sponsors.