Julia Folch is a professor of IE University since the academic year 1998/1999. Her main area of interest is Biopsychology, an area in which she has an extensive teaching experience. She participates with regularity in the research activities of the IE-University related to stress. She also works intermittently with the Faculty of Psychology of the UAM researching on facial expressions of emotions in typical children and children with mental disorders (autism), a subject which is also the focus of her doctoral dissertation. She participates with regularity as a lecturer in national and international congresses related to the facial expression of emotions, stress, infantile disorders and polygraph management. She is author and co-author in different national and international publications.