John Cacioppo


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Tiffany & Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor

The University of Chicago

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Cacioppo is the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at The University of Chicago and the Director of the University of Chicago Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience. He is the President of the Association for Psychological Science. He has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Society of Experimental Psychologists, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and a Distinguished Member of Psi Chi, and he is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (Charter Member), the American Psychological Association (Divisions 1, 3, 6, 8, 23, & 38), American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, World Innovation Foundation, International Organization of Psychophysiology, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and Society of Behavioral Medicine. He received the Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychophysiology, an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Bard College, the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association, the Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences, the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychophysiology from the Society for Psychophysiological Research, the Donald Campbell Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Keynote Speaker at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, and the Patricia R. Barchas Award from the American Psychosomatic Society. Cacioppo is the former Editor of Psychophysiology and a former Associate Editor of Psychological Review, Perspectives on Psychological Science, and Psychophysiology. He has previously served as President of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Society for Psychophysiological Research, and the Society for Consumer Psychology, and he is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Psychological Science, the Ohio State University Research Foundation, and the National Advisory Council on Aging of the US Department of Health and Human Services. He is currently an Associate Editor of Social Neuroscience, and a member of the Science Advisory Board of eHarmonyLabs, a member of the Data Monitoring Board of the Health and Retirement Study, and a member of the External Scientific Advisory Board for the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois.



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Cacioppo, J. T. (2008). Metrics of science. Observer, 21 Assessments of science are important for many different reasons. For individuals early in their careers, metrics of scientific work can provide valuable feedback about where they stand and the progress they have made. For faculty seeking to hire another...
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Institution

The University of Chicago

Current Position

Tiffany & Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor

Highest Degree

Ph.D. Ohio State University 1977

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