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The Social Neuroscience Lab invites applications for 2 Postdoc or Senior Researcher positions.


- An interview with Tania Singer on the pros and cons of mindfulness training, broadcasted by rbbkultur radio on November 18th. more

- Tania Singer presents research at the LEAD for GOOD Symposium hosted by the Institut Francais du Leadership Positif; Lyon, October 17th read more

- In January 2019 our research group moved to Berlin. Visit us in Haus 5 at the Campus Nord of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

New Publications

- Puhlmann, L., Engert, V., Apostolakou, F., Papssotirio, I., Chrousos, G., Vrticka, P. & T. Singer. (accepted). Only vulnerable adults show change in chronic low-grade inflammation after contemplative mental training: evidence from a randomized clinical trial. to appear in Scientific Reports.

- Trautwein, F., Kanske P., Böckler-Raettig, A. & T. Singer (in press). Differential Benefits of Mental Training Types for Attention, Compassion, and Theory of Mind. to appear in Cognition.

- Puhlmann, L., Valk, S., Engert, V., Bernhardt, B., Lin, J., Epel, E., Vrticka, P. & T. Singer (2019). Association of short-term change in telomere length with cortical thinkness changes and effects of mental training among healthy adults: A randomised clinical trial. JAMA, Network Open, 2 (9).

- Singer, T. & V. Engert (2019). It matters what you practice: Differential training effects on subjective experience, behavior, brain and body in the ReSource Project. Current Opinion in Psychology, 28, 151–158.

Prof. Dr. Tania Singer

Scientific Head
Social Neuroscience Lab
Max Planck Society

Visiting Address:
Campus Nord, Haus5
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Philippstrasse 13
10099 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 209346-180
Fax:     +49 30 209346-189

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