ChaiOne Insights: user researcher

Is Your Organization Nurturing or Suppressing Innovative Ideas and Creative Individuals?

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How often have you heard someone—a student, an employee—say that they’re not very creative, or worse, that they’re not right-brained oriented? I would argue that most of us are creative without being cognizant of our own creative tendencies. Why? In a recent study, researchers found that jazz musicians engaged in improvisation using the same brain regions to process their on-the-fly compositions as we use to process everyday spoken language (Donnay, et al., 2014). What this means is that...

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ChaiOne Employee Spotlight: Evelina Tapia, PhD

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Evelina Tapia, PhD

Senior User Experience Researcher at ChaiOne

This month’s ChaiOne Employee Spotlight is on Evelina Tapia, PhD, a Senior User Experience Researcher at ChaiOne. As a Senior User Experience Researcher, Evelina helps companies define requirements for any technology that they are thinking of building from the perspective of the actual user that is interacting with the technology.

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ChaiOne Employee Spotlight: Liz Tucker, Senior User Researcher

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Meet Senior User Researcher, Elizabeth Tucker! Liz hails from Oklahoma, where she received a BA in Psychology and a MS in Cognitive Psychology. She has been a valuable member of the ChaiOne team since 2015, always available with a witty remark or a candy bar from her generously stocked candy drawer. Her main role as a Senior User Researcher is to lead the execution of research strategies through the entire User Centered Design lifecycle, from user needs identification to deployment.

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