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Call for Editors and Papers on "Augmented Mind"

Call for a prime editor, co-editor(s), and papers on "Augmented Mind", for a special issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research to be published 2018 Q2.


Mind issue 

The JVWR seeks to develop a special issue dedicated to an exploration of the Mindas an umbrella concept of research with relations to virtual worlds.


Suggested topics may include but are not limited to the following concepts:

  • Mindfulness
  • Flow
  • New ways of teaching
  • Psychology
  • Digital media studies
  • Games of the mind
  • Relevant hardware
  • EEG / fMRI

Call for Prime and Co- Editors:

We are looking for a prime guest editor (with potentially one co-editor) to manage the process. This is a great opportunity to influence the state of our field.

You will:

  • Develop a detailed call
  • Review and decide on abstracts and full papers
  • Coordinate reviewers
  • Use our publication system -- extensively (be versed also with Google docs, Skype, and other current tools.)
  • Be a deadline-targeted & taking-charge person.
  • Work as single editor or add one or more co-editors.
  • Able to write a short intro including your view / vision / insight on the field.
  • Get the academic credit as an editor.

Please reply by August 15, 2018, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with an academic CV and a cover letter listing your publishing and editing experience.

If you have colleagues who may be interested in becoming editors or co-editors, please feel free to forward this call further.

Call for Papers:

For papers, kindly email your ideas on the topic, abstracts, or send us your feedback. This will also help us develop the call.

Deadlines and Timeline:

To be announced

Full papers will be reviewed by expert referees using the JVWR double-open policy. Double-open policy means that in general, authors do not need to anonymize their papers, and reviewers' identities are also known to authors. For more details about it see JVWR site --> About JVWR --> For Authors --> Our double-Open Policy.

Further Information:

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Planned Issue


Volume 11, Number 3 (2018)

Theme: Taking Stock and Looking Forward
Call: Pedagogy - Taking Stock and Looking Forward

Issue Editors: Kenneth Y T Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Prime); Catia Ferreira, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon
Publication: December 2018
Status: Call closed.




Call for Editors


We are enlisting editors for theme issues.

Call for Editors


Suggested Issues

  • Hardware
  • Impact (on People, Places, and Organizations)
  • Money
  • 3D Printing
  • Bleeding innovations
  • And more...


 How to submit your proposal - see: For Issue Editor



Volume 12, Number 1 (2019)

Theme: Assembled 2019

Call: CfP: General Call for Papers

Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: Q1 2019
Status: Open. Submit any time.