Professor Claus-Christian Carbon, PhD is a full professor of General Psychology and Methodology. He studied Psychology (Dipl.-Psych.), followed by Philosophy (M.A.), both at University of Trier, Germany. After receiving his PhD from the Freie Universität Berlin and his “Habilitation” (venia docendi) at the University of Vienna, Austria, he worked at the University of Technology Delft (The Netherlands), and the universities of Warsaw (Poland) and Pavia (Italy). Currently he holds a full professorship at University of Bamberg (Germany) leading the Department of General Psychology and Methodology and the “Forschungsgruppe EPAEG”—an international research group devoted to enhancing the knowledge, methodology and enthusiasm in the fields of cognitive ergonomics, psychological aesthetics and design evaluation. He is principal investigator in projects aiming to understand users’ experiences and privacy objections in the field of design (with BMW Group, BAUR GmbH) and e-Mobility (BMVBS: BMW, ABB, RWE, Eight) and works in a research project with the German Federal Police (Deutsche Bundespolizei) to increase the perception and feeling of security in public space. He is the author of more than 300 publications including more than 120 peer-reviewed international journal articles, mainly addressing aesthetics topics, has conducted more than a dozen research projects with a total budget amount of approx. 2.5 mill. EURO and a renowned contributor and invited speaker on international research conferences. He is editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Art & Perception, section editor of Perception and i-Perception, Associate Editor of Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Neuroscience and a member of the Editorial Boards of Advances in Cognitive Psychology, Psihologija, Open Psychology and Musicae Scientiae.. In 2013 he founded the Bamberg Graduate School of Affective and Cognitive Sciences (BaGrACS), Germany, devoted to a research focus on the link between affective and cognitive processing.