This Is Actually Happening
About the Podcast
The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up in the morgue. These are riveting, moving and often haunting stories that will stick with you long after you listen.
About the Host
Dr. Whit Missildine has a PhD in Social Psychology and is the Chief Scientist at Viion. For over a decade, Dr. Missildine’s work has focused on workplace cognition, immersive learning, accelerated expertise, and learning experience design. He has led research, design and implementation efforts on numerous immersive learning engagements and developed a suite of simulation-based, virtual world products across a variety sectors, including mining, project management, finance, and education. He has co-authored a number of peer-reviewed journal publications on the effectiveness of simulation-based learning methods and Virtual Worlds technologies, and presented findings at international conferences on cognitive science, gamification, and simulation-based learning.