Advancing Police Practice with Virtual Reality with Lisanne Kleygrewe PhD.

How is Police Training organized in European Law Enforcement Agencies? What are the strengths and what are the development points? How much time is there to train at all? How is the training offered didactically and educationally? And what about VR? Is VR adding value to police training? But before we get into the VR […]

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Smart is the new Strong: het IQ van Special Forces operators!

Met Prof Nathalie Pattyn, MD, PhD Denk je dat Special Forces-operators fysieke vechtmachines zijn? Denk er nog eens over na. Het zijn superieure, slimme allrounders die moeten kunnen omgaan met alles wat op hun pad komt. Wat is de meest voorspellende factor voor succes in een Tier 1 kwalificatiecursus: fysiek vermogen of IQ? Moet je

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Performance under pressure with the Police with Dr. Raôul Oudejans

Raôul Oudejans has been researching performance under pressure in the Police for 15 years. For example: how does stress and fear affect shooting performance? How does stress affect the apprehension and self-defense skills of police officers? Or what are the effect of “stress” on gaze behavior (visual attention). We also talk about the ‘embodied choice

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VR training for better Police performance under pressure!

Before I discuss the dissertation, a thank you to Karin and Floris for their time and hospitality for meeting the collegues of military performance psychology. Their patience in answering all the (same) questions about heart rate, HRV, freezing, realism in training, and so on, is greatly appreciated. Special thanks for giving Ashley the opportunity to

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Masterclass stress simulation training with Dr Victoria Brazil Part 2

This is part 2 of the masterclass about stress exposure simulation training and my conversation with Victoria Brazil. Coincidence or not, today I spoke to colleague Ruben Verlangen with whom I have worked for years on stress simulation training in emergency medicine. Independently of each other, we appear to be in the process of “putting

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Masterclass Gun sparring: police firearms training based on the ecologically dynamic (CLA) approach with Jeff Quail.

What is the best way to improve officer’s hand gun performance for real world encounters? And what is the difference between traditional approaches and the Ecological Dynamics methodology incorporating a Constraints Led Approach? A great masterclass with Jeff Quail, CEO of Setcan, the worlds largest company for Reality Based Training products and co-author of a

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Masterclass stress simulation training with Dr. Victoria Brazil (Part-1)

Want to know all about designing, supervising and debriefing stress simulation training in acute care, police, defense or other professions? Then listen or watch this master class (part 1) with Dr. Victoria Brazil. She is an emergency medicine physician and medical educator on Australia’s Gold Coast. She is active in clinical practice and the teaching

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Presteren onder druk in de anesthesiologie

Presteren onder druk voor de Anesthesioloog is soms ‘Hours of Boredom, minutes of stress, seconds of terror’. Welke rol speelt (trainen voor) presteren onder druk in de anesthesiologie? In gesprek met Stef Bouwman (Maastricht UMC). Wat zijn spannende situaties voor de anesthesioloog? Over best wel risicovolle interventies en acute prestatie druk. We hebben het over het

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