Natalia Lipp graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland with a master’s degree in Psychology. Natalia completed her Ph.D. studies at the Faculty of Management and Social Communication of Jagiellonian University. Her doctoral research concerns the psychological factors of human-computer interaction, particularly the role of immersion and imagination in task performance in virtual reality. In 2022, she defended her thesis titled: ‘The Cognitive and Social Determinants of the Sense of Realism in Virtual Reality’.
Currently, Natalia is a postdoctoral researcher at Sano – Centre for Computational Personalised Medicine – International Research Foundation in Kraków in the Health Informatics Group. She is devoted to studying trust in Artificial Intelligence in clinical settings. Her scientific interests include but are not limited to the perception of virtual environments, in particular: the uncanny valley effect, mimicry of virtual avatars, and virtual embodiment.