Director

Prof. Dr. Tania Singer
Prof. Dr. Tania Singer
Director, currently on sabbatical leave
Phone: +49 341 9940-149
Fax: +49 341 9940-2356

Lab manager

Matthias Bolz, Dipl.-Psych.
Matthias Bolz, Dipl.-Psych.
Lab manager Leipzig
Phone: +49 341 9940-2685

Newest Publications

Lumma, A.-L.; Böckler, A.; Vrticka, P.; Singer, T.: Who am I? Differential effects of three contemplative mental trainings on emotional word use in self-descriptions. Self and Identity 16 (5), pp. 607 - 628 (2017)
Grosse Wiesmann, C.; Schreiber, J.; Singer, T.; Steinbeis, N.; Friederici, A. D.: White matter maturation is associated with the emergence of Theory of Mind in early childhood. Nature Communications (2017)
Kok, B. E.; Singer, T.: Effects of contemplative dyads on engagement and perceived social connectedness over 9 months of mental training: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry 74 (2), pp. 126 - 134 (2017)
Bornemann, B.; Singer, T.: Taking time to feel our body: Steady increases in heartbeat perception accuracy and decreases in alexithymia over 9 months of contemplative mental training. Psychophysiology 54 (3), pp. 469 - 482 (2017)

Department of Social Neuroscience

Publications

Journal Article (209)

  1. 2018
    Schacht, A.; Vrticka, P.: Spatiotemporal pattern of appraising social and emotional relevance: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. bioRxiv (2018)
  2. Preckel, K.; Kanske, P.: Amygdala and oxytocin functioning as keys to understanding and treating autism: Commentary on an RDoC based approach. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 94, pp. 45 - 48 (2018)
  3. Linz, R.; Singer, T.; Engert, V.: Interactions of momentary thought content and subjective stress predict cortisol fluctuations in a daily life experience sampling study. Scientific Reports (accepted)
  4. Engert, V.; Kok, B. E.; Puhlmann, L. M.; Stalder, T.; Kirschbaum, C.; Papanastasopoulou, C.; Papassotiriou, I.; Pervanidou, P.; Chrousos, G. P.; Singer, T.: Exploring the multidimensional complex systems structure of the stress response and its relation to health and sleep outcomes. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 73, pp. 390 - 402 (2018)
  5. Hong, S.-J.; Valk, S. L.; Di Martino, A.; Milham, M. P.; Bernhardt, B. C.: Multidimensional neuroanatomical subtyping of autism spectrum disorder. Cerebral Cortex 28 (10), pp. 3578 - 3588 (2018)
  6. Böckler, A.; Tusche, A.; Schmidt, P.; Singer, T.: Distinct mental trainings differentially affect altruistically motivated, norm motivated, and self-reported prosocial behaviour. Scientific Reports (2018)
  7. Millière, R.; Carhart-Harris, R. L.; Roseman, L.; Trautwein, M.; Berkovich-Ohana, A.: Psychedelics, meditation, and self-consciousness. Frontiers in Psychology (2018)
  8. Hildebrandt, L. K.; McCall, C.; Singer, T.: Socio-affective versus socio-cognitive mental trainings differentially affect emotion regulation strategies. Emotion (accepted)
  9. Przyrembel, M.; Singer, T.: Experiencing meditation: Evidence for differential effects of three contemplative mental practices in micro-phenomenological interviews. Consciousness and Cognition 62, pp. 82 - 101 (2018)
  10. Przyrembel, M.; Singer, T.: Experiencing meditation: Evidence for differential effects of three contemplative mental practices in micro-phenomenological interviews. Consciousness and Cognition 62, pp. 82 - 101 (2018)
  11. Kanske, P.: The social mind: Disentangling affective and cognitive routes to understanding others. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 43 (2), pp. 115 - 124 (2018)
  12. Dubourg, L.; Vrticka, P.; Debbané, M.; Chambaz, L.; Eliez, S.; Schneider, M.: Neural correlates of socio-emotional perception in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (2018)
  13. Lumma, A.-L.; Valk, S. L.; Böckler, A.; Vrticka, P.; Singer, T.: Change in emotional self-concept following socio-cognitive training relates to structural plasticity of the prefrontal cortex. Brain and Behavior (2018)
  14. Ein-Dor, T.; Verbeke, W. J. M. I.; Mokry, M.; Vrticka, P.: Epigenetic modification of the oxytocin and glucocorticoid receptor genes is linked to attachment avoidance in young adults. Attachment & Human Development (2018)
  15. Fredrickson, B. L.; Kok, B. E.: Evidence for the upward spiral stands steady: A response to Nickerson. Psychological Science 29 (3), pp. 467 - 470 (2018)
  16. Chierchia, G.; Nagel, R.; Coricelli, G.: “Betting on nature” or “betting on others”: Anti-coordination induces uniquely high levels of entropy. Scientific Reports (2018)
  17. Engert, V.; Ragsdale, A. M.; Singer, T.: Cortisol stress resonance in the laboratory is associated with inter-couple diurnal cortisol covariation in daily life. Hormones and Behavior 98, pp. 183 - 190 (2018)
  18. Preckel, K.; Kanske, P.; Singer, T.: On the interaction of social affect and cognition: Empathy, compassion and theory of mind. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 19, pp. 1 - 6 (2018)
  19. Engen, H. G.; Kanske, P.; Singer, T.: Choosing how to feel: Endogenous emotion generation abilities mediate the relationship between trait affectivity and emotion management style. Scientific Reports (2018)
  20. Engen, H. G.; Kanske, P.; Singer, T.: Endogenous emotion generation ability is associated with the capacity to form multimodal internal representations. Scientific Reports (2018)
 
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