ContactPousada Fernández, Modesta
The R&D activities of researcher Modesta Pousada Fernández has as its main mission the study of psychological aspects linked to the use of ICT with regard to people's health and quality of life.
Her current lines of work are linked to health promotion via the Internet amongst different groups and health conditions (chronic pain, adolescents and the elderly), social media and minority diseases in collective intelligence processes and the relationship between cognitive processes and technological systems.
She participates in different activities and projects in collaboration with other institutions and research centres, both national and international, and the results of its research contribute not only to improving people's quality of life, but also to guiding institutions on the use of ICT to promote health, in the widest sense.
She is a member of the UOC's PSiNET (Psychology, Health and Network) R&D group.