Biography

Margaret Morris is a clinical psychologist who studies how technology can promote mental and physical health. As a senior research scientist at Intel, she created novel systems to bring psychological assessment and intervention into daily life. She has since consulted for Amazon and other technology companies on research related to personal data, communication and connected devices. Margaret currently leads qualitative research for a study of student well-being at the University of Washington and translates finding to guide intervention design. She is the author of Left to Our Own Devices: Outsmarting Smart Technology to Reclaim Our Relationships, Health, and Focus (MIT Press, 2018).