About the Authors

Morag Maskey

morag.maskey@ncl.ac.uk (MM); Jeremy.parr@ncl.ac.uk (JRP)

Affiliation Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Jessica Lowry

Affiliation Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Jacqui Rodgers

Affiliation Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Helen McConachie

Affiliation Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Jeremy R. Parr

morag.maskey@ncl.ac.uk (MM); Jeremy.parr@ncl.ac.uk (JRP)

Affiliation Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

A priority patent 1307896.9 entitled “Apparatus for use in the performance of cognitive behaviour therapy and method of performance” was filed on 01/05/2013 describing the use of cognitive behaviour therapy using a surround vision system. The University of Newcastle and Third Eye are co-assignees of this patent. Dr Morag Maskey can confirm on behalf of all authors that this does not alter the authors’ adherence to all PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials as detailed in the online guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MM JL JR HM JRP. Performed the experiments: MM JL JR HM JRP. Analyzed the data: MM JL JR HM JRP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MM JR HM JRP. Wrote the paper: MM JL JR HM JP.