Ph.D. Student, Games User Research
Karina is a Ph.D. student pursuing a degree in Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo, under the supervision of Dr. Lennart Nacke. She holds an MSc in Information Technology with Business and Management from the University of Sussex in the UK, and a BSc in Information Technology from the University of Monterrey in Mexico. Her main interests include understanding player's behaviors and emotions by applying diverse games user research methodologies, specifically biometrics such as electromyography and galvanic skin response. She is also interested in the research of new methodologies and technologies that can help improve player's experience.
Karina Arrambide. 2019. Interactive Narratives in Games: Understanding Player Agency and Experience. .
Karina Arrambide, Lisa Freiman Cormier, Rina Wehbe, Lennart Nacke, Mareike Gabele, Sebastian Wagner, and Christian Hansen. 2019. The Development of" Orbit" The Collaborative BCI Game for Children with AD (H) D. .
Gustavo Fortes Tondello, Karina Arrambide, Giovanni Ribeiro, Andrew Cen, and Lennart Nacke. 2019. “I don't fit into a single type”: A Trait Model and Scale of Game Playing Preferences. .