No man is an island: KLI / NIAS / Lorentz Presentations

An overview of some of the, often custom build, apps and technologies we use in our research into remote touch and social thermoregulation at the VU Emotion Regulation Lab Amsterdam:

Social support is vital to human health. In daily life, intimate relations and a rich social life are amongst the most important contributors to personal health and well-being. To be more specific: a low degree social interaction has been shown to be as high a risk factor for early death as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

Here, I discuss how technology may change, augment and potentially even replace face to face social interaction – now and in the future, for better or for worse:

Presentation on social touch, technology and health – VU Amsterdam Emotion Regulation Lab – At the Nias, Wassenaar, 2015:

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