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 (212)

  1. 2017
    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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. Zinchenko, A.; Obermeier, C.; Kanske, P.; Schröger, E.; Kotz, S. A.: Positive emotion impedes emotional but not cognitive conflict processing. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience 17 (3), pp. 665 - 677 (2017)
  11. McAuliffe, K.; Blake, P. R.; Steinbeis, N.; Warneken, F.: The developmental foundations of human fairness. Nature Human Behaviour (2017)
  12. 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)
  13. 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)
  14. Valk, S. L.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Böckler, A.; Trautwein, F.-M.; Kanske, P.; Singer, T.: Socio-cognitive phenotypes differentially modulate large-scale structural covariance networks. Cerebral Cortex 27 (2), pp. 1358 - 1368 (2017)
  15. 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)
  16. 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)
  17. 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)
  18. 2016
    Molenberghs, P.; Trautwein, F.-M.; Böckler, A.; Singer, T.; Kanske, P.: Neural correlates of metacognitive ability and of feeling confident: A large scale fMRI study. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 11 (12), pp. 1942 - 1951 (2016)
  19. Engert, V.; Koester, A. M.; Riepenhausen, A.; Singer, T.: Boosting recovery rather than buffering reactivity: Higher stress-induced oxytocin secretion is associated with increased cortisol reactivity and faster vagal recovery after acute psychosocial stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology 74, pp. 111 - 120 (2016)
  20. Scheibner, H. J.; Spengler, S.; Kanske, P.; Roepke, S.; Bermpohl, F.: Behavioral assessment of mindfulness difficulties in borderline personality disorder. Mindfulness 7 (6), pp. 1316 - 1326 (2016)
 
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