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. 2018
    Schacht, A.; Vrticka, P.: Spatiotemporal pattern of appraising social and emotional relevance: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. BioRxiv (2018)
  2. Engert, V.; Singer, T.: It matters what you practice: Differential training effects on subjective experience, behavior, brain and body in the ReSource Project. Current Opinion in Psychology (accepted)
  3. Banzhaf, C.; Hoffmann, F.; Kanske, P.; Fan, Y.; Walter, H.; Spengler, S.; Schreiter, S.; Singer, T.; Bermpohl, F.: Interacting and dissociable effects of alexithymia and depression on empathy. Psychiatry Research 270, pp. 631 - 638 (2018)
  4. Schacht, A.; Vrticka, P.: Spatiotemporal pattern of appraising social and emotional relevance: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience 18 (6), pp. 1172 - 1187 (2018)
  5. Preckel, K.; Trautwein, M.; Paulus, F. M.; Kirsch, P.; Krach, S.; Singer, T.; Kanske, P.: Neural mechanisms of affective matching across faces and scenes. Scientific Reports (accepted)
  6. 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)
  7. 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 (2018)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. Zinchenko, A.; Kanske, P.; Obermeier, C.; Schröger, E.; Villringer, A.; Kotz, S. A.: Modulation of cognitive and emotional control in age-related mild-to-moderate hearing loss. Frontiers in Neurology (2018)
  11. 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)
  12. Millière, R.; Carhart-Harris, R. L.; Roseman, L.; Trautwein, M.; Berkovich-Ohana, A.: Psychedelics, meditation, and self-consciousness. Frontiers in Psychology (2018)
  13. 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 9 (6), pp. 754 - 759 (2018)
  14. 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 116 (Part A), pp. 26 - 33 (2018)
  15. Hildebrandt, L. K.; McCall, C.; Singer, T.: Socio-affective versus socio-cognitive mental trainings differentially affect emotion regulation strategies. Emotion (accepted)
  16. 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)
  17. Kanske, P.: The social mind: Disentangling affective and cognitive routes to understanding others. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 43 (2), pp. 115 - 124 (2018)
  18. 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)
  19. 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 46 (April-Juni 2018), pp. 58 - 68 (2018)
  20. Miller, R.; Wojtyniak, J.-G.; Weckesser, L. J.; Alexander, N. C.; Engert, V.; Lehr, T.: How to disentangle psychobiological stress reactivity and recovery: A comparison of model-based and non-compartmental analyses of cortisol concentrations. Psychoneuroendocrinology 90, pp. 194 - 210 (2018)
 
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