Javier Bargas Avila working at #Google at the World Usability Congress – COME and JOIN
Javier Bargas-Avila holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology. Before joining Google in 2011, he was the manager of the HCI lab at the University of Basel (Switzerland). He published over 25 peer reviewed papers in HCI journals and conferences covering topics such as user satisfaction, mental models in website perception, first visual impression of websites or webform usability. Since 2012 he co-leads the YouTube UX research team, where he currently focuses on advertising and internationalization.
Specialties: user studies, usability studies, user experience, experimental studies, cognitive psychology, online surveys, online experiments, user satisfaction, web form usability, aesthetics, usability