Professor John T. Cacioppo, Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Director, Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, USA
Title of Keynote Address
The Social Brain, Health, and Well-Being
Presenting: Wednesday, August 24
John Cacioppo is the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience at the University of Chicago. Cacioppo is a pioneer in the field of social neuroscience and the author of more than 500 scientific articles and 20 books.
Among the awards he has received are the Troland Award from the National Academy of Sciences, the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from American Psychological Association, a MERIT Award from the National Institute of Health, the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award and the Scientific Impact Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Campbell Award and the Theoretical Innovation Prize from Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
His research in social neuroscience is devoted to understanding the neural, hormonal, cellular, and molecular mechanisms underlying the social structures and processes that define us as a social species.