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 (206)

  1. 2017
    Isgett, S. F.; Kok, B. E.; Baczkowski, B.; Algoe, S. B.; Grewen, K. M.; Fredrickson, B. L.: Influences of oxytocin and respiratory sinus arrhythmia on emotions and social behavior in daily life. Emotion 17 (8), pp. 1156 - 1165 (2017)
  2. Zinchenko, A.; Obermeier, C.; Kanske, P.; Schröger, E.; Villringer, A.; Kotz, S. A.: The influence of negative emotion on cognitive and emotional control remains intact in aging. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience (2017)
  3. Böckler, A.; Tusche, A.; Singer, T.: The structure of human prosociality revisited: Corrigendum and addendum to Böckler, Tusche, and Singer (2016). Social Psychological and Personality Science (2017)
  4. Engert, V.; Kok, B. E.; Papassotiriou, I.; Chrousos, G. P.; Singer, T.: Specific reduction in cortisol stress reactivity after social but not attention-based mental training. Science Advances (2017)
  5. Valk, S. L.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Trautwein, M.; Böckler, A.; Kanske, P.; Guizard, N.; Collins, D. L.; Singer, T.: Structural plasticity of the social brain: Differential change after socio-affective and cognitive mental training. Science Advances (2017)
  6. 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)
  7. Lois, G.; Gerchen, M. F.; Kirsch, P.; Kanske, P.; Schönfelder, S.; Wessa, M.: Large-scale network functional interactions during distraction and reappraisal in remitted bipolar and unipolar patients. Bipolar Disorders (2017)
  8. Chierchia, G.; Parianen Lesemann, F. H.; Snower, D.; Vogel, M.; Singer, T.: Caring cooperators and powerful punishers: Differential effects of induced care and power motivation on different types of economic decision making. Scientific Reports (2017)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. 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)
  12. 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)
  13. Grosse Wiesmann, C.; Friederici, A. D.; Singer, T.; Steinbeis, N.: Implicit and explicit false belief development in preschool children. Developmental Science 20 (5), e12445 (2017)
  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. 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)
  16. Lumma, A.-L.; Kok, B. E.; Singer, T.: Corrigendum to “Is meditation always relaxing? Investigating heart rate, heart rate variability, experienced effort and likeability during training of three types of meditation”. International Journal of Psychophysiology 117, pp. 126 - 130 (2017)
  17. 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 (2017)
  18. 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)
  19. Wolkenstein, L.; Kanske, P.; Bailer, J.; Wessa, M.; Hautzinger, M.; Joormann, J.: Impaired cognitive control over emotional material in euthymic bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders 214, pp. 108 - 114 (2017)
  20. Winter, K.; Spengler, S.; Bermpohl, F.; Singer, T.; Kanske, P.: Social cognition in aggressive offenders: Impaired empathy, but intact theory of mind. Scientific Reports (2017)
 
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