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Katie Krol

UX Researcher

Katie has over a decade of experience conducting multidisciplinary human research, spanning methods within molecular biology, neuroscience, physiology, and human behavior. She loves to study how humans interact with and perceive the world around them and utilizes her broad range of technical and creative skills to help clients answer complex research questions. Katie holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience from University College London, and a PhD in Neuroscience from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I love all things Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

Leipzig, Germany because it is perfect.

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

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Share an interesting fact or a special skill:

I love typography and graphic design.

Long-term personal or professional goal:

Pursue happiness.

Favorite quote:

Dream big.

What would be your most valuable zombie apocalypse skill?

Turning into a zombie immediately!

What superpower would you most want?

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September 19, 2023

Our global AI study taught us a lot, including that human translators are still key to quality translation and the research it supports.

August 31, 2023

Speech technology helps UX researchers bridge linguistic and cultural barriers. Effective use, however, depends on balancing the roles of humans and tech.

August 18, 2023

Generative AI can speed up repetitive research tasks, but it’s still hard to trust each output. Our global AI study measures the concrete impact.

June 27, 2023

China and the European Union are regulating AI ethics. The mandate for medtech design teams: build AI-powered products that meet ethics standards and inspire user trust.


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