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At the Laboratory of Psychology and Technology (LabPsiTec), at Universitat Jaume I of Castellon, we have been investigating for more than 25 years what the possibilities of the New Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Internet, mobile devices, etc) can offer to the clinical psychology as tools for evaluation and treatment, as well as for the study of the basic psychological processes.

We have a set of applications that have demonstrated its efficacy for the treatment of phobias (i.e. acrophobia, fear of spiders, cockroaches phobia, fear of public speaking, claustrophobia, flying phobia), panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, posttraumatic stress disorder, pathological grief, body image problems in eating disorders, pathological gambling, etc.

Our field of research also includes the participation in the development process of ICT-based applications providing our experience in cognitive ergonomics, specifically: HCI Usability, systems acceptability, emotional design, user-centered design and KANSEI engineering.

Areas related to our work: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Telepsychology, Psychological Treatments, Experimental Psychopathology, Psychological Assessment, and Cognitive Ergonomics.

Labpsitec is composed of a group of professionals with extensive clinical and research experience, led by Dr. Cristina Botella, Full Professor of Clinical Psychology. Dr. Botella also directs the Psychological Assistance Service (SAP; Servicio de Asistencia Psicológica) at Universitat Jaume I of Castellón. There, our patients can benefit from recent advances in the psychological treatment through the use of ICTs.

For the development of our applications at a technical level we have the ongoing collaboration of Labhuman

Universitat Jaume I
Edificio de Invesitgación 2
Office NB2107DL
Avenida Vicente Sos Bayat s/n - 12006
Castellón de la Plana.
Tel. +34 964 387 647 - Fax. +34 964 729 267

Universitat de València
Facultad de Psicología
Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y
Tratamientos Psicológicos. Av. Blasco Ibáñez, 21
3º Piso, Despacho 304 - 46010 Valencia
Tel. +34 963 864 412 - Fax. +34 963 864 669

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Despacho NB2107DL - Av. Vicente Sos Baynat s/n - 12.071 Castellón de la Plana.
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