Director

Prof. Dr. Tania Singer
Prof. Dr. Tania Singer
Director
Phone: +49 341 9940-149
Fax: +49 341 9940-2356

Secretariat

Dr. Sabrina Walter
Scientific assistant
Phone: +49 341 9940-2561

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 (180)

  1. 2018
    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)
  2. 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)
  3. Böckler, A.; Sharifi, M.; Kanske, P.; Dziobek, I.; Singer, T.: Social decision making in narcissism: Reduced generosity and increased retaliation are driven by alterations in perspective-taking and anger. Personality and Individual Differences 104, pp. 1 - 7 (2017)
  4. Böckler, A.; Herrmann, L.; Trautwein, F.-M.; Holmes, T.; Singer, T.: Know thy selves: Learning to understand oneself increases the ability to understand others. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement 1 (2), pp. 197 - 209 (2017)
  5. Engen, H. G.; Smallwood, J.; Singer, T.: Differential impact of emotional task relevance on three indices of prioritised processing for fearful and angry facial expressions. Cognition & Emotion 31 (1), pp. 175 - 184 (2017)
  6. Engen, H.; Kanske, P.; Singer, T.: The neural component-process architecture of endogenously generated emotion. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 12 (2), pp. 197 - 211 (2017)
  7. Engen, H. G.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Skottnik, L.; Ricard, M.; Singer, T.: Structural changes in socio-affective networks: Multi-modal MRI findings in long-term meditation practitioners. Neuropsychologia (2017)
  8. Fritz, T.; Brummerloh, B.; Urquijo, M.; Wegner, K.; Reimer, E.; Gutekunst, S.; Schneider, L.; Smallwood, J.; Villringer, A.: Blame it on the bossa nova: Transfer of perceived sexiness from music to touch. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 146 (9), pp. 1360 - 1365 (2017)
  9. Grosse Wiesmann, C.; Friederici, A. D.; Singer, T.; Steinbeis, N.: Implicit and explicit false belief development in preschool children. Developmental Science (2017)
  10. 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)
  11. Grosse Wiesmann, C.; Friederici, A. D.; Disla, D.; Steinbeis, N.; Singer, T.: Longitudinal evidence for 4-year-olds’ but not 2- and 3-year-olds’ false belief-related action anticipation. Cognitive Development (2017)
  12. Hildebrandt, L.; McCall, C.; Singer, T.: Differential effects of attention-, compassion- and socio-cognitively based mental practices on self-reports of mindfulness and compassion. Mindfulness (2017)
  13. Kamp-Becker, I.; Poustka, L.; Bachmann, C.; Ehrlich, S.; Hoffmann, F.; Kanske, P.; Kirsch, P.; Krach, S.; Paulus, F. M.; Rietschel, M. et al.; Roepke, S.; Roesner, V.; Schad-Hansjosten, T.; Singer, T.; Stroth, S.; Witt, S.; Wermter, A.-K.: Study protocol of the ASD-Net, the German research consortium for the study of Autism Spectrum Disorder across the lifespan: From a better etiological understanding, through valid diagnosis, to more effective health care. BMC Psychiatry (accepted)
  14. Kanske, P.; Sharifi, M.; Smallwood, J.; Dziobek, I.; Singer, T.: Where the narcissistic mind wanders: Increased self-related thoughts are more positive and future-oriented. Journal of Personality Disorders 31 (4), pp. 553 - 566 (2017)
  15. Kok, B. E.; Singer, T.: Phenomenological fingerprints of four meditations: Differential state changes in affect, mind-wandering, meta-cognition and interoception before and after daily practice across nine months of training. Mindfulness 8 (1), pp. 218 - 231 (2017)
  16. 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)
  17. Laneri, D.; Krach, S.; Paulus, F. M.; Kanske, P.; Schuster, V.; Sommer, J.; Müller-Pinzler, L.: Mindfulness meditation regulates anterior insula activity during empathy for social pain. Human Brain Mapping 38 (8), pp. 4034 - 4046 (2017)
  18. Lois, G.; Gerchen, M.; Kanske, P.; Schönfelder, S.; Wessa, M.: Large-scale network functional interactions during distraction and reappraisal in remitted bipolar and unipolar patients. Bipolar Disorders (accepted)
  19. 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)
  20. Reiter, A.; Kanske, P.; Eppinger, B.; Li, S.-C.: The aging of the social mind: Differential effects on components of social understanding. Scientific Reports (2017)
 
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