Maya Dimitrova received her M.S. degree in Psychology from the University of St. Petersburg, Russia (1985), M.S. degree in Psychology (by research)(with distinction) from the University of Warwick (1995) and PhD degree on Adaptive User-Computer Interface from the Institute of Control and System Research of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (2002). From 2002-2007 she was Research Fellow at ICSR-BAS and worked on human–machine systems, human-computer interaction, cognitive user interfaces, neural networks. From 2007 to 2010 she was Associate Professor at ICSR-BAS and since 2010 she is Associate Professor at the Institute of Systems Engineering and Robotics of BAS (ISER-BAS). Maya Dimitrova is the author of over 60 journal publications and proceedings, and is a co-author of 5 books. Her research interests include humanoid robotics, rehabilitation robotics, mind, sensation and emotion. She is a member of the Eucognition network.