Scroll Top

Natalie Stepien-Bernabe, PhD


  • Human Factors Engineering
  • User Experience Research
  • Experimental Design and Research Methods
  • Cognitive and Perceptual Psychology
  • Statistical Analyses
  • Public Speaking
  • Scientific Writing


  • PhD in Vision Science from UC Berkeley
  • BA in Psychology with Honors from University of Chicago
  • Several years of experience with consulting various high profile companies on user experience and human factors topics
  • Over a decade of experience with designing and running psychological research studies with human participants
  • Experience planning coursework on and teaching inferential statistics to advanced graduate students
  • Numerous visual display and perception publications


Natalie was 1 lb 14 oz when born, but grew (a little) since then and love sports and physical activity! She was a fast-pitch softball pitcher for nearly a decade, played competitive badminton, and now spends her free time hiking, running, and weight training.

Shannon Halgren headshot
Shannon Halgren, PhD
President & Sr UX | HF Consultant
Agatha Kalinchenko, MD
Sr UX | HF Consultant, Clinical Advisor
Natalie Stepien-Bernabe PhD
Sr UX | HF Consultant
Bill Pawlak, MS
Sr UX | HF Consultant
Jody Solem, MS
Sr UX | HF Consultant
Kevin O’Brien, PhD
Sr UX | HF Consultant
Kay Newman Headshot
Kay Newman, MS
Sr UX Researcher | Designer
John Headshot
John Milanski, MDes
Sr UX | HF Consultant
kim o'brien headshot
Kimberly O'Brien, PhD
Sr UX | HF Consultant