of C Professor John Cacioppo, Citations
Linking the mind and body
A new U of C professor pioneers the field of social neuroscience,
showing how biology and social behavior interact.
the outside, the chamber looks like an industrial-size freezer
or a bank vault. But inside, the 8-foot-by-12-foot space is clearly
not intended to store meat or money. A La-Z-Boy recliner faces
a wall alternately flashing giant X's and O's beamed in by projector.
Behind the chair stand two narrow tables topped with an infrared
keyboard, vital-signs monitors, and a sleek red cap of electrodes
attached to multicolored wires. No noise gets in or out, as special
insulation blocks even the electrical signals emitted by lights.
Shutsung Liao, PhD'61; Philip Eaton; Nicholas Christaskis; Chun-Su
Yuan; Chung-I Wu.