Amy has over 20 years’ experience as a professional researcher, both in the field of neuroscience and, more recently, in the UX space. She earned her PhD in Psychological & Brain Science from Dartmouth College. Amy’s training has informed her approach to understanding users. Her primary professional interests align with platform UX, a term she has coined to describe her approach to understanding the user experience from the perspective of platform-level concerns. These concerns include data sharing, data availability, permissions, and information architecture. Amy has dedicated herself to promoting the value of UX research among stakeholders and pioneering collaborative-research approaches for UX professionals, technical teams, and product managers.