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Comprehensive Virtual Training System Will Provide Doctors with New Tools to Address Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity in the United States remains at historically high levels and is an important health problem. With the support of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), SIMmersion will develop a comprehensive virtual training system to give doctors new tools … Continue reading

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In Current Marketplace, New Virtual Sales Training Helps Business Address Knowledge and Skills Gap

Old sales methods rarely work in today’s rapidly changing marketplace. To address gaps in knowledge and skills, SIMmersion has developed new sales techniques based on extensive influencing research and a new training system utilizing proven skill-building technology. Businesses large and … Continue reading

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Innovative Collaboration Between SIMmersion and Medscape Will Use Virtual Patient to Introduce Doctors to the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing

Motivational  Interviewing (MI) is a proven approach for encouraging patients towards positive change, and the Blending Initiative—a joint project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)— seeks to expand1Y0-223 … Continue reading

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From Our Staff: Web Developer Nicolas LoGiudice on the Website Redesign

As announced in our official press release, SIMmersion launched a redesigned website early this month.  The project was challenging yet rewarding for Web Developer Nicolas LoGiudice, who described his design choices in an interview in advance of the press release. Here’s … Continue reading

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Mathematical Simulations vs. the PeopleSim Conversation Engine

Basic mathematical equations, like F = MA or Force equals mass times acceleration, have long been used to describe physical events.  With the development of computers, complex equations could be integrated into models  to understand and predict the effects of air flow of … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Virtual Training Helps Doctors Save Lives During the Holidays by Curbing Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Officials warn that the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is “especially dangerous” because of drunk drivers.  This year, a powerful virtual training simulation by SIMmersion, developed in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the National … Continue reading

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The Soft Skills Challenge

It is easy to lecture on soft skills and then for students to pass a test showing that they have learned the material. But will behavior really change as a result of the lecture and testing? Do role plays result … Continue reading

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E-Learning Development Tip

I once asked a large company training manager about the value of the programs he purchased. He said that nothing changed as the result of the training. The only value was in bringing people together from across the company. Why … Continue reading

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New Approach Leads SIMmersion to International Serious Games Competition Finals

  Serious games often use graphics to create 3-D environments in which the learner tries to accomplish tasks. SIMmersion’s entirely new approach uses video simulations of people to train conversational skills. This novel game is now a finalist in the … Continue reading

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Reflective vs. Active Listening

By Dale Olsen, President and CEO When talking about communication skills, people often talk about both active listening and reflective listening.  These techniques are used by those who are successful communicators.  They are an important part of leadership, suicide intervention, … Continue reading

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