Alex is a Professor in the University’s Department of Psychology with research interests in the neuroscience of vision, neuro-imaging and visual cognition in health and disease. He also conducts research into the psychology of gaming and explores how a better understanding of avatar identities and behaviours can be harnessed to increase individual and social wellbeing.
Celia is an expert in game user experience (UX) & applied cognitive science, also holding a PhD in Psychology (Sorbonne/Paris, Topic: “language-specific effects on number computation in toddlers”). Before becoming an independent consultant, she worked with Ubisoft, LucasArts and Epic Games (Fortnite) & has already written two books on “The Gamer’s Brain” and “The Psychology of Video Games”.
Mike works at Valve as (principal) experimental psychologist on games such as Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead and Portal 2. Furthermore in his spare time he is an Assistant Professor (Focus: UX/HCI/video games) at University of Washington.