Research Foci



-We launched the CovSocial research project: a Berlin research project on experiencing stress, social cohesion and resilience during the Corona crisis in cooperation with the Charite, the Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin and the MPI for Psychiatry, funded by the Max Planck Society and the Berlin University Alliance (BUA). September 10th. more

- In a recent podcast, Sarah Stephens (Cuba Platform) continues a conversation with john a. powell (Othering and Belonging Institute) and Tania Singer on othering, brain science, and pathways to belonging, compassion, and care. July 22nd, more

- Tania Singer's online keynote at IMD's Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP) took place on June 25th. She speaks about the growing importance of mental health and givse research insights on how to build resilient and cooperative teams. more

Job Offers

For the project "CovSocial" according to the CoVid-19 pandemic special announcement of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA) we invite applications for one PostDoc or Senior Researcher position.

New Publications

- Grosse Wiesmann, C., Friederici, A., Singer, T & N. Steinbeis (2020). Two systems for thinking about other's thoughts in the developing brain. PNAS.

- Trautwein, F., Kanske P., Böckler-Raettig, A. & T. Singer (2020). Differential Benefits of Mental Training Types for Attention, Compassion, and Theory of Mind. Cognition, 194. 104039.

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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