Since our last newsletter, the world has changed dramatically. Schools and universities have shut down across the United States, people are being asked to work from home, hospital workers, already stretched thin, will have to rapidly acquire new skills such as donning protective gear and operating ventilators (assuming that they will eventually get access to ventilators).
ShadowBox is hoping to do our part to provide support during this crises. We are responding to requests from different sectors of society to apply the ShadowBox technology for distance learning, so that training can be conducted in homes instead of c...
We’ve been working hard here at ShadowBox — lots of new developments to report.
Patent Pending? Not any longer!
ShadowBox LLC is very pleased to announce we have received confirmation from the U.S. Patent Office that we have been awarded patents for the core technologies driving the visual, web-based version of ShadowBox. We have introduced this feature as the “cue detect” feature for training visual recognition skills.
Welcome Adam Zaremsky!
ShadowBox added a new Research Assistant to our team – Adam Zaremsky! Adam is already involved in many of our ongoing projects. He holds a BA in Psychology from Kenyon College and has a great interest i...
ShadowBox Newsletter: Summer 2019 ShadowBox has been staying busy! Read on to see what we’ve been up to this summer!
The 14thInternational Naturalistic Decision Making Conference
In June, ShadowBox hosted the 14thInternational Naturalistic Decision Making Conference (NDM14) in San Francisco, CA along with the help of the wonderful NDM advisory committee! The event included a successful Doctoral Consortium, four riveting pre-conference workshops, and a variety of engaging talks, posters, and panels! If you missed this exciting NDM meeting, we hope to see you in 2021 for NDM15! See our inspiring keynote speakers in Figure 1.
Happy Spring! It’s been a while – check out these exciting updates from our team about our software, the upcoming NDM conference, and more information about ShadowBox!
ShadowBox Software Update
We are happy to announce that we have been working on a project that has allowed us to make our software SCORM compliant. This means that our software is now compatible with various third-party learning management systems, such as Moodle. Stay tuned for future ShadowBox software updates!
NDM Conference 2019
It’s almost time – the 14th International Conference on Naturalistic Decision Making (NDM) is only 4 weeks away! The conference will be held at Th...
We have some exciting new updates from the ShadowBox team!
ShadowBox Software Update
We’ve made some exciting changes to our ShadowBox training software! Our cue-detect platform now allows users to be more specific about the type of cues they monitor as they work through our web-based scenarios. In addition to marking significant cues, trainees can now distinguish their observations and their actions. This feature will add to the ShadowBox experience in settings that call for rapid reactions.
Even more important, our Shadowbox training software is now smartphone and tablet-accessible. Stay tuned for more sof...
Gary discusses how we really make decisions and why the traditional, rational decision-making process that is taught in school is ineffective. Real decision-making is done on a subconscious level and is called naturalistic decision making.