Imaging the social brain by simultaneous hyperscanning during subject interaction

Laura Astolfi, Jlenia Toppi, Fabrizio De Vico Fallani, Giovanni Vecchiato, Febo Cincotti, Christopher T. Wilke, Han Yuan, Donatella Mattia, Serenella Salinari, Bin He, Fabio Babiloni

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Advances in neuroelectric recordings and computational tools allow investigation of interactive brain activity and connectivity in a group of subjects engaged in social interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5959142
Pages (from-to)38-45
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Intelligent Systems
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2011

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by NIH RO1EB006433 and by the Compagnia di San Paolo within the Project “Social and Emotive Hyperbrain.”

Funding Information:
bin He is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor, the director of Center for Neuroengineering, and the associate director for research of the Institute for Engineering in Medicine at the University of Minnesota. His major research interests include neuroengineering, functional biomedical imaging, and bioelectro-magnetism. He has a PhD from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He is a recipient of the NSF Career Award and American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, and he is a fellow of IEEE, the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, the Institute of Physics, and the International Society for Functional Source Imaging. He is also the past president of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Contact him at


  • EEG hyperscanning
  • Intelligent systems
  • brain informatics
  • neuroelectric recordings
  • neuroscience
  • social brain
  • social interactions


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