Dr. Todd Maddox
Founder and CEO
Cognitive Design & Statistical Consulting
Vice President of Research and Development
Chief Learning Scientist
XR Ignite Mentor
XR Ignite Community Hub & Hyper-Accelerator
Science, Sports and Training Correspondent
Independent Scientific and Neuroscientific Consultant
Cornerstone Research Group
Expert Peer Reviewer
Numerous scientific journals and national and international research granting agencies
Dr. Todd Maddox is the Vice President of Research and Development at AppliedVR. His passion is to apply his 25 years of psychological and neuroscientific expertise, gained by managing a large human learning, memory and performance laboratory, to help build better solutions for patients and providers in the healthcare sector. After receiving his Ph.D. in Psychology and Neuroscience, Todd embarked on a 25-year academic research career achieving status as a leader in the fields of human learning, memory and performance. Todd published over 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles, resulting in over 12,000 academic citations, and hundreds of speaking engagements. During his 25-year academic career he was awarded over $15 million in federal grants from the National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, and Department of Defense to support his research.
Since entering the private sector, Todd has embarked on a mission to translate the amazing body of research conducted in the “Ivory Towers” into plain English, and to help the healthcare sector provide better care for patients and better training for healthcare professionals. Todd is especially interested in applying his expertise in the psychology and neuroscience of learning, memory and performance to the use of immersive technologies healthcare.