Jocelyn Scheirer is an  entrepreneur, scientist, and artist who pioneered work in wearable and affective technology in the late 1990s. She holds an M.A. in Social and Developmental Psychology from Brandeis University, and a PhD (ABD) from the MIT Media Lab’s Affective Computing group.  Her traditional and digital artworks are informed by her experiences working in laboratories and with technological objects.  She is inspired by both the natural world and our desire to control it.