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Dr Monica Pereira

Dr Monica Pereira
Lecturer in Computer Science

Summary

Monica completed her undergraduate degree at London Metropolitan University and was awarded the British Psychology Society Undergraduate Award. Monica then went on to study clinical neuroscience at University College London and had a particular interest in brain injury and electrical brain stimulation. Her journey to becoming a chartered psychologist was finalised when she went on to complete a PhD at Brunel University London in Affective Computing. Monica has received a travel award from Brunel University and the best PhD presentation with the British Computer Society. Monica began her academic career in the Psychology Department at London Metropolitan University for 2 years. Now, Monica is a full-time lecturer at Brunel University London. Monica is also involved in several external academic service activities.

Qualifications

PGCert in Learning in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (Distinction)

PhD in Affective Computing – Brunel University London "Communication Skills Training Intervention Based on Automated Recognition of Human Emotion and Non-verbal Cues" 

MSc in Clinical Neuroscience – University College London

BSc (Hons) in Psychology – London Metropolitan University

Newest selected publications

Pereira, M., Meng, H. and Hone, K. (2021) 'Predication of communication effectiveness during media skills training using commercial automatic nonverbal recognition systems'. Frontiers in Psychology, 12. pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

Journal article

Pereira, M. and Hone, K. (2021) 'Communication skills training intervention based on automated recognition of nonverbal signals'.2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Yokohama, Japan [virtual]. 6 - 13 May. ACM.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Pereira, M. (2018) 'Media Skills Training Intervention Based on Automated Recognition of Human Emotion and Non-Verbal Behaviour'.Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference. Belfast, UK. 2 - 6 July. BCS Learning & Development. pp. 1 - 8. ISSN: 1477-9358 Open Access Link

Conference paper

Pereira, M., Colecchia, F. and Hone, K. (2018) 'User Centred Design of Social Signals Feedback for Communication Skills Training'.Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference. Belfast, UK. 1 - 6 July. BCS Learning & Development. pp. 1 - 5. ISSN: 1477-9358 Open Access Link

Conference paper
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