“Jessica is the first person to take behavioral & cultural issues of the virtual world head-on as a scientist.”
— Philip Rosedale, Founder of High Fidelity and Second Life

THE EXTENDED MIND

The Extended Mind trains virtual and augmented reality companies to apply key insights from behavioral science to increase user engagement and make the best experiences possible.

 

Choose the workshop best for your team of VR/AR creators, designers or developers.

  Interaction Design I  How to use embodied cognition to shape how people think


Interaction Design I

How to use embodied cognition to shape how people think

  Social Intelligence I  The social science of how to design communities and games


Social Intelligence I

The social science of how to design communities and games


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Teacher's Lens anti-bias training. Winner 2017 Oculus Launch Pad.

PODCAST INTERVIEW FEATURES

PRESS / INDUSTRY COVERAGE

 When VR Feels Real, So Does the Sexual Harassment - REVEAL

When VR Feels Real, So Does the Sexual Harassment - REVEAL

 Sexism, Lies and Video Games: Being a Woman in the Virtual World

Sexism, Lies and Video Games: Being a Woman in the Virtual World

 Unity 3D blog spotlight on Teacher's Lens

Unity 3D blog spotlight on Teacher's Lens

 Oculus Launch Pad winning announcement

Oculus Launch Pad winning announcement

 Shocker! VR Has a Harassment Problem Too - CNET

Shocker! VR Has a Harassment Problem Too - CNET

INVITED TALKS & CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

TESTIMONIALS

 
The Extended Mind’s work is useful today and will be an incredibly valuable resource as the XR market grows.
— Lars Bergstrom, Director of Engineering, Mixed Reality at Mozilla
Social VR is incomplete without understanding The Extended Mind’s research.
— Kavya Pearlman, Information Security Director, Linden Lab