Nathalie Hauk

Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS), Germany


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Dr. Nathalie Hauk studied psychology at the University of Vienna, Austria, and received her PhD from the Free University Berlin, Germany. The focus of her research is on human-technology interaction. Her master thesis focused on emotional reactivity to real vs. virtual stimuli when using virtual reality technologies in psychological treatment. Her dissertation examined the role of age in determinants of technology acceptance, as well as technology-related stress, and coping behaviors. Since May 2020, she has been working as an advisor to the directors at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS), where she is concerned with the institute’s strategic topics of artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and sustainability.