The ReSource Project

Selected Publications

ReSource Change Data

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Trautwein, F.; Kanske, P.; Böckler-Raettig, A.; Singer, T.: Differential Benefits of Mental Training Types for Attention, Compassion, and Theory of Mind. Cognition 194, 104039 (2020)
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Puhlmann, L. M.; Engert, V.; Apostolakou, F.; Papssotirio, I.; Chrosous, G.; Vrticka, P.; Singer, T.: Only vulnerable adults show change in chronic low-grade inflammation after contemplative mental training: evidence from a randomized clinical trial. Scientific Reports 9, 19323 (2019)
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Puhlmann, L. M.; Valk, S.; Engert, V.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Lin, J.; Epel, E.; Vrticka, P.; Singer, T.: Association of Short-Term Change in Telomere Length with Cortical Thickness Changes and Effects of Mental Training Among Healthy Adults: A randomised clinical trial. JAMA Network Open 2 (9), e199687 (2019)
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Przyrembel, M.; Vrticka, P.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.: Loving-Kindness Meditation - A Queen of Hearts? Journal of Consciousness Studies 26 (7-8), pp. 95 - 129 (2019)
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Singer, T.; Engert, V.: It matters what you practice: Differential training effects on subjective experience, behavior, brain and body in the ReSource Project. Current Opinion in Psychology 28, pp. 151 - 158 (2019)
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Bornemann, B.; Kovacs, P.; Singer, T.: Voluntary upregulation of heart rate variability through biofeedback is improved by mental contemplative training. Scientific Reports 9, 7860 (2019)
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Linz, R.; Puhlmann, L. M.; Apostolakou, F.; Mantzou, E.; Papassotiriou, I.; Chrousos, G. P.; Engert, V.; Singer, T.: Acute psychosocial stress increases serum BDNF levels: An antagonistic relation to cortisol but no group differences after mental training. Neuropsychopharmacology (2019)
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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)
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Böckler, A.; Tusche, A.; Schmidt, P.; Singer, T.: Distinct mental trainings differentially affect altruistically motivated, norm motivated, and self-reported prosocial behaviour. Scientific Reports 8, 13560 (2018)
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Hildebrandt, L. K.; McCall, C.; Singer, T.: Socioaffective versus sociocognitive mental trainings differentially affect emotion regulation strategies. Emotion (2018)
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Lumma, A.-L.; Valk, S. L.; Böckler, A.; Vrticka, P.; Singer, T.: Change in emotional self-concept following socio-cognitive training relates to structural plasticity of the prefrontal cortex. Brain and Behavior 8 (4), e00940 (2018)
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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)
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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)
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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 3 (10), e1700495 (2017)
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Hildebrandt, L. K.; McCall, C.; Singer, T.: Differential effects of attention-, compassion- and socio-cognitively based mental practices on self-reports of mindfulness and compassion. Mindfulness 8 (6), pp. 1488 - 1512 (2017)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Valk, S. L.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Trautwein, F.-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 3 (10), e1700489 (2017)
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Bornemann, B.; Herbert, B. M.; Mehling, W. E.; Singer, T.: Differential changes in self-reported aspects of interoceptive awareness through three months of contemplative training. Frontiers in Psychology 5, 1504 (2015)
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Lumma, A.-L.; Kok, B. E.; Singer, T.: 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 97 (1), pp. 38 - 45 (2015)

ReSource Baseline Data and Paradigms

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Tholen, M.; Trautwein, F.-M.; Böckler-Raettig, A.; Singer, T.; Kanske, P.: Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) item analysis of empathy and theory of mind. Human Brain Mapping 41 (10), pp. 2611 - 2628 (2020)
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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 8, 15462 (2018)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Trautwein, F.-M.; Singer, T.; Kanske, P.: Stimulus-driven reorienting impairs executive control of attention: Evidence for a common bottleneck in anterior insula. Cerebral Cortex 26 (11), pp. 4136 - 4147 (2016)
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Böckler, A.; Tusche, A.; Singer, T.: The structure of human prosociality: Differentiating altruistically motivated, norm motivated, strategically motivated and self-reported prosocial behavior. Social Psychological and Personality Science 7 (6), pp. 530 - 541 (2016)
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Bornemann, B.; Kok, B. E.; Böckler, A.; Singer, T.: Helping from the heart: Voluntary upregulation of heart rate variability predicts altruistic behavior. Biological Psychology 119, pp. 54 - 63 (2016)
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Hildebrandt, L. K.; McCall, C.; Engen, H. G.; Singer, T.: Cognitive flexibility, heart rate variability, and resilience predict fine-grained regulation of arousal during prolonged threat. Psychophysiology 53 (6), pp. 880 - 890 (2016)
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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)
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Kanske, P.; Böckler, A.; Trautwein, F.-M.; Parianen Lesemann, F. H.; Singer, T.: Are strong empathizers better mentalizers?: Evidence for independence and interaction between the routes of social cognition. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 11 (9), pp. 1382 - 1392 (2016)
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McCall, C.; Hildebrandt, L. K.; Hartmann , R.; Baczkowski, B.; Singer, T.: Introducing the Wunderkammer as a tool for emotion research: Unconstrained gaze and movement patterns in three emotionally evocative virtual worlds. Computers in Human Behavior 59, pp. 93 - 107 (2016)
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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)
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Trautwein, F.-M.; Singer, T.; Kanske, P.: Stimulus-driven reorienting impairs executive control of attention: Evidence for a common bottleneck in anterior insula. Cerebral Cortex 26 (11), pp. 4136 - 4147 (2016)
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Singer, T.; Kok, B. E.; Bornemann, B.; Zurborg, S.; Bolz, M.; Bochow, C.: The ReSource Project: Background, design, samples, and measurements. Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig (2016)
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Valk, S. L.; Bernhardt, B. C.; Böckler, A.; Kanske, P.; Singer, T.: Substrates of metacognition on perception and metacognition on higher-order cognition relate to different subsystems of the mentalizing network. Human Brain Mapping 37 (10), pp. 3388 - 3399 (2016)
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Kanske, P.; Böckler, A.; Trautwein, F.-M.; Singer, T.: Dissecting the social brain: Introducing the EmpaToM to reveal distinct neural networks and brain-behavior relations for empathy and Theory of Mind. NeuroImage 122, pp. 6 - 19 (2015)
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McCall, C.; Hildebrandt, L. K.; Bornemann, B.; Singer, T.: Physiophenomenology in retrospect: Memory reliably reflects physiological arousal during a prior threatening experience. Consciousness and Cognition 38, pp. 60 - 70 (2015)
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