Rafael Heinze

Position: MSc Student

Rafael started his Master’s in Computer Science (Applied Computing) in 2021, under the supervision of Dr. Regan Mandryk and Dr. Madison Klarkowski. His background is in Neuroscience and Cognition at the Federal University of ABC (UFABC, Brazil), where he investigated learning and emotional regulation using Brain-Computer Interfaces. He loves strategy and puzzle games and believes that the human brain may be the final puzzle. To better understand and solve it, he is currently investigating the benefits of playing videogames for mental health and wellbeing, with a focus on their potential to relieve stress.