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Table 1 Search strategy for each database

From: Cognitive rehabilitation in people with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review of emerging virtual reality-based approaches

Database Search strategy
PubMed (“Virtual reality “[Mesh] OR “virtual immersive technology” OR “serious game” OR “virtual training” OR “virtual environment” OR “Virtual Game” OR “Virtual based game” OR “3-D game” OR “virtual train” OR "Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy"[Mesh] OR “Virtual Reality Immersion Therapy” OR “Virtual Reality Therapy”) AND ("Autistic Disorder"[Mesh] OR "Autism Spectrum Disorder"[Mesh] OR “Autism” OR “ Autistic child” OR “Autistic children” OR “Autistic disorder” OR “Autistic spectrum disorder” OR “Child development disorders” OR “Classical autism” OR “Early infantile autism” OR “Infantile autism” OR " Kanner syndrome" OR "Pervasive developmental disorder" OR "Typical autism" OR "Kanners Syndrome" OR "Kanner's Syndrome") AND ("Cognition" OR "Cognition Therapy" OR "Cognitive Dysfunction" OR "Cognitive Decline" OR "Cognitive Impairment" OR "cognitive task" OR "cognitive thinking" OR "cognitive rehabilitation" OR "Cognitive function" OR “attention” OR “executive function” OR “confusion” OR “imagination” OR “learning” OR “memory” OR “orientation” OR “thinking” OR “numerical cognition” OR “fantasy” OR “intuition” OR “perception” OR “cognitive reserve”)
Results = 109
Web of Science TS = (“Virtual reality” OR “virtual immersive technology” OR “serious game” OR “virtual training” OR “virtual environment” OR “Virtual Game” OR “Virtual based game” OR “virtual train” OR "Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy" OR “Virtual Reality Immersion Therapy” OR “Virtual Reality Therapy”) AND TS = ("Autistic Disorder" OR "Autism Spectrum Disorder" OR “Autism” OR “Autistic child” OR “Autistic children” OR “Autistic disorder” OR “Autistic spectrum disorder” OR “Child development disorders” OR “Classical autism” OR “Early infantile autism” OR “Infantile autism” OR " Kanner syndrome" OR "Pervasive developmental disorder" OR "Typical autism" OR "Kanners Syndrome") AND TS = ("Cognition" OR "Cognition Therapy" OR "Cognitive Dysfunction" OR "Cognitive Decline" OR "Cognitive Impairment" OR "cognitive task" OR "cognitive thinking" OR "cognitive rehabilitation" OR "Cognitive function" OR “attention” OR “executive function” OR “confusion” OR “imagination” OR “learning” OR “memory” OR “orientation” OR “thinking” OR “numerical cognition” OR “fantasy” OR “intuition” OR “perception” OR “cognitive reserve”)
Results: 232
Scopus (“Virtual reality” OR “virtual immersive technology” OR “serious game” OR “virtual training” OR “virtual environment” OR “Virtual Game” OR “Virtual based game” OR “virtual train” OR "Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy" OR “Virtual Reality Immersion Therapy” OR “Virtual Reality Therapy”) AND ("Autistic Disorder" OR "Autism Spectrum Disorder" OR “Autism” OR “Autistic child” OR “Autistic children” OR “Autistic disorder” OR “Autistic spectrum disorder” OR “Child development disorders” OR “Classical autism” OR “Early infantile autism” OR “Infantile autism” OR "Kanner syndrome" OR "Pervasive developmental disorder" OR "Typical autism" OR "Kanners Syndrome") AND ("Cognition" OR "Cognition Therapy" OR "Cognitive Dysfunction" OR "Cognitive Decline" OR "Cognitive Impairment" OR "cognitive task" OR "cognitive thinking" OR "cognitive rehabilitation" OR "Cognitive function" OR “attention” OR “executive function” OR “confusion” OR “imagination” OR “learning” OR “memory” OR “orientation” OR “thinking” OR “numerical cognition” OR “fantasy” OR “intuition” OR “perception” OR “cognitive reserve”)
Results = 593
IEEE Xplore library ((“Virtual reality” OR “Virtual Game” OR “Virtual Reality Immersion Therapy” OR “Virtual Reality Therapy”) AND ("Autistic Disorder" OR "Autism Spectrum Disorder" OR “Autism”) AND ("Cognition" OR "Cognition Therapy" OR "Cognitive Dysfunction" OR "Cognitive Decline" OR "Cognitive Impairment"))
Results = 20