Melissa Smith (PhD)
Senior User Experience Researcher , Google
About Melissa Smith (PhD)
Dr. Melissa Smith is a Senior User Experience Researcher at Google, working as lead researcher for the Artist and Industry at YouTube Music. Previously, she worked on devices and controllers for Stadia (Google's cloud gaming platform) and on the monetization and video watching experience teams for YouTube. Outside of work, Melissa actively volunteers with FIRST Robotics, an international non-profit aiming to get kids interested in STEM through annual robotics competitions. Melissa holds a PhD in Human Factors & Applied Cognitive Psychology from George Mason University.
Speaking at the conference
The Psychology of Dark Patterns
Q&A with Molly Norris Walker & Melissa Smith (PhD)
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