David Sander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Self-relevance processing in the human amygdala: gaze direction, facial expression, and emotion intensity
    Karim N'Diaye
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Basic Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emotion 9:798-806. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Emotion and attention interactions in social cognition: brain regions involved in processing anger prosody
    David Sander
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 28:848-58. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A systems approach to appraisal mechanisms in emotion
    David Sander
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, 40, Bd du Pont d Arve, CH 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neural Netw 18:317-52. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Cross-modal emotional attention: emotional voices modulate early stages of visual processing
    Tobias Brosch
    Swiss Centre for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1670-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Mapping the semantic space for the subjective experience of emotional responses to odors
    Christelle Chrea
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Chem Senses 34:49-62. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The voices of wrath: brain responses to angry prosody in meaningless speech
    Didier Grandjean
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Bd du Pont d Arve 40, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Nat Neurosci 8:145-6. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Memory for friends or foes: the social context of past encounters with faces modulates their subsequent neural traces in the brain
    Pascal Vrticka
    University of Geneva, and University Medical Center of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Neurosci 4:384-401. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of emotional prosody on auditory extinction for voices in patients with spatial neglect
    Didier Grandjean
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 46:487-96. 2008
  9. doi request reprint How to map the affective semantic space of scents
    Sylvain Delplanque
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cogn Emot 26:885-98. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhanced extrastriate visual response to bandpass spatial frequency filtered fearful faces: time course and topographic evoked-potentials mapping
    Gilles Pourtois
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 26:65-79. 2005

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Self-relevance processing in the human amygdala: gaze direction, facial expression, and emotion intensity
    Karim N'Diaye
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Basic Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emotion 9:798-806. 2009
    ..These results support an involvement of human amygdala in the appraisal of self-relevance and reveal a crucial role of expression intensity in emotion and gaze interactions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Emotion and attention interactions in social cognition: brain regions involved in processing anger prosody
    David Sander
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 28:848-58. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint A systems approach to appraisal mechanisms in emotion
    David Sander
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, 40, Bd du Pont d Arve, CH 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neural Netw 18:317-52. 2005
    ..In addition, it is shown that the specific characteristics of emotion episodes can be profitably explored with the help of non-linear dynamic systems theory...
  4. doi request reprint Cross-modal emotional attention: emotional voices modulate early stages of visual processing
    Tobias Brosch
    Swiss Centre for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1670-9. 2009
    ..These results show that emotional attention can operate across sensory modalities by boosting early sensory stages of processing, thus facilitating the multimodal assessment of emotionally relevant stimuli in the environment...
  5. doi request reprint Mapping the semantic space for the subjective experience of emotional responses to odors
    Christelle Chrea
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Chem Senses 34:49-62. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The voices of wrath: brain responses to angry prosody in meaningless speech
    Didier Grandjean
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Bd du Pont d Arve 40, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Nat Neurosci 8:145-6. 2005
    ..Attention and emotion seem to have separate effects on stimulus processing, reflecting a fundamental principle of human brain organization shared by voice and face perception...
  7. doi request reprint Memory for friends or foes: the social context of past encounters with faces modulates their subsequent neural traces in the brain
    Pascal Vrticka
    University of Geneva, and University Medical Center of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Neurosci 4:384-401. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of emotional prosody on auditory extinction for voices in patients with spatial neglect
    Didier Grandjean
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 46:487-96. 2008
    ..Taken together, our results have provided new evidence that emotional attention mechanisms may be triggered in the auditory modality by negative and positive vocal stimuli...
  9. doi request reprint How to map the affective semantic space of scents
    Sylvain Delplanque
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cogn Emot 26:885-98. 2012
    ..These results are interpreted with respect to a good correspondence between the functions of olfaction and the meaning conveyed by GEOS terms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Enhanced extrastriate visual response to bandpass spatial frequency filtered fearful faces: time course and topographic evoked-potentials mapping
    Gilles Pourtois
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Hum Brain Mapp 26:65-79. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc Individual attachment style modulates human amygdala and striatum activation during social appraisal
    Pascal Vrticka
    Swiss National Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2868. 2008
    ..By linking fundamental psychosocial dimensions of adult attachment with brain function, our results do not only corroborate their biological bases but also help understand their impact on behavior...
  12. doi request reprint Psychophysics of emotion: the QUEST for emotional attention
    Etienne B Roesch
    Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Vis 10:4.1-9. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Effects of emotion regulation strategy on brain responses to the valence and social content of visual scenes
    Pascal Vrticka
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 49:1067-82. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Beyond fear: rapid spatial orienting toward positive emotional stimuli
    Tobias Brosch
    Swiss Centre for Affective Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychol Sci 19:362-70. 2008
    ..These results confirm that biological relevance, and not exclusively fear, produces an automatic spatial orienting toward the location of a stimulus...
  15. doi request reprint Variability of affective responses to odors: culture, gender, and olfactory knowledge
    Camille Ferdenzi
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, 7 rue des Battoirs, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Chem Senses 38:175-86. 2013
    ..This study, for the first time using emotional scales that are appropriate to the olfactory domain, brings new insights into the variability of affective responses to odors and its relationship to odor knowledge...
  16. pmc When flexibility is stable: implicit long-term shaping of olfactory preferences
    Geraldine Coppin
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, and the Laboratory for the Study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e37857. 2012
    ..These results bring a new argument to the idea that postchoice preference modulation could rely on implicit mechanisms, and are consistent with the recent proposal that cognitive dissonance reduction could to some extent be implicit...
  17. doi request reprint The perception of changing emotion expressions
    Vera Sacharin
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cogn Emot 26:1273-300. 2012
    ..Both hysteresis and uncertainty effects support our premise that emotion decoding is state dependent, a characteristic of dynamic systems. We propose avenues to test possible underlying mechanisms...
  18. ncbi request reprint That baby caught my eye... attention capture by infant faces
    Tobias Brosch
    Swiss Centre for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva CISA, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emotion 7:685-9. 2007
    ..The magnitude of the attentional modulation was highly correlated with subjective arousal ratings of the photos. The findings show that biologically significant positive stimuli are prioritized by the attention system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological correlates of rapid spatial orienting towards fearful faces
    Gilles Pourtois
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 14:619-33. 2004
    ..These results provide evidence for neural mechanisms allowing rapid, exogenous spatial orienting of attention towards fear stimuli...
  20. doi request reprint Peripheral responses to attended and unattended angry prosody: a dichotic listening paradigm
    Tatjana Aue
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychophysiology 48:385-92. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint The neural substrates of social emotion perception and regulation are modulated by adult attachment style
    Pascal Vrticka
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Neurosci 7:473-93. 2012
    ..Taken together, these findings reveal for the first time the neural underpinnings of attachment-related differences in social emotion regulation...
  22. doi request reprint Social appraisal influences recognition of emotions
    Christian Mumenthaler
    Laboratory for the Study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression E3Lab, Department of Psychology, and Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:1118-35. 2012
    ..This facilitation was stronger than the mere contextual effect. Social appraisal also allowed better recognition of fear when the contextual face expressed anger and better recognition of anger when the contextual face expressed fear...
  23. ncbi request reprint Behold the voice of wrath: cross-modal modulation of visual attention by anger prosody
    Tobias Brosch
    Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, 40, Bd du Pont d Arve, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Cognition 106:1497-503. 2008
    ..Our results show for the first time a cross-modal attentional modulation of visual attention by auditory affective prosody...
  24. doi request reprint I'm no longer torn after choice: how explicit choices implicitly shape preferences of odors
    Geraldine Coppin
    Laboratory for the Study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychol Sci 21:489-93. 2010
    ..This finding rules out any explanation of postchoice preference changes in terms of experimental demand and strongly challenges the classical cognitive-dissonance-reduction account of such preference changes...
  25. doi request reprint Affective dimensions of odor perception: a comparison between Swiss, British, and Singaporean populations
    Camille Ferdenzi
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences University of Geneva, 7 rue des Battoirs, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Emotion 11:1168-81. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Sequential unfolding of novelty and pleasantness appraisals of odors: evidence from facial electromyography and autonomic reactions
    Sylvain Delplanque
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva
    Emotion 9:316-28. 2009
    ..Later effects on facial muscles and heart rate were related to pleasantness evaluation. This study is the first to demonstrate the existence of a sequence of appraisal checks for odors eliciting emotional reaction...
  27. doi request reprint Integration of gaze direction and facial expression in patients with unilateral amygdala damage
    Chiara Cristinzio
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Brain 133:248-61. 2010
    ..These findings do not only provide new insights on human amygdala function, but may also help design novel neuropsychological tests sensitive to amygdala dysfunction in various patient populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dissociable roles of the human somatosensory and superior temporal cortices for processing social face signals
    Gilles Pourtois
    Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology and Department of Neurosciences, University Medical Center, 1 rue Michel Servet, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Neurosci 20:3507-15. 2004
    ..The present study supports a critical role of the somatosensory and superior lateral temporal regions in the perception of fear expression and gaze shift in seen faces, respectively...
  29. doi request reprint Delayed monitoring of accuracy errors compared to commission errors in ACC
    Benoit Bediou
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 60:1925-36. 2012
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  30. ncbi request reprint The human amygdala: an evolved system for relevance detection
    David Sander
    Geneva Emotion Research Group, Psychology Section, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Rev Neurosci 14:303-16. 2003
    ..In primates, socially relevant events appear to have become, through evolution, the dominant elements of the amygdala's domain of specificity...
  31. doi request reprint Conscious emotional experience emerges as a function of multilevel, appraisal-driven response synchronization
    Didier Grandjean
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, 7 rue des Battoirs, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Conscious Cogn 17:484-95. 2008
    ..Third, we review recent neuroscience evidence that bolsters our claim of the central importance of the synchronization of neuronal assemblies at different levels of processing...
  32. pmc Neural substrates of social emotion regulation: a FMRI study on imitation and expressive suppression to dynamic facial signals
    Pascal Vrticka
    Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Stanford University Stanford, CA, USA Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland Laboratory for the Study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression E3 Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland
    Front Psychol 4:95. 2013
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  33. doi request reprint Emotional processing of odors: evidence for a nonlinear relation between pleasantness and familiarity evaluations
    Sylvain Delplanque
    Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Rue des Battoirs 7, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Chem Senses 33:469-79. 2008
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Changing the brain, changing the society: clinical and ethical implications of neuromodulation techniques in neurology and psychiatry
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    Department of Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Geneva, Switzerland
    Brain Topogr 27:1-3. 2014
    ..The opportunities and challenges associated with the emergence of neuro-engineering solutions to brain research and brain repair require a close dialogue between multiple disciplines, as well as open discussion with the general public. ..
  35. doi request reprint Goal conduciveness as a key determinant of memory facilitation
    Alison Montagrin
    Laboratory for the Study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression, Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emotion 13:622-8. 2013
    ..Taken together, findings support the relevance hypothesis of memory facilitation...
  36. doi request reprint The role of the amygdala in the appraising brain
    David Sander
    Laboratory for the Study of Emotion Elicitation and Expression, Department of Psychology, FPSE and Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Behav Brain Sci 35:161. 2012
    ..However, the nature of such psychological operations is open to debate. I argue that considering appraisal theories may provide alternative interpretations of the neuroimaging data with respect to the psychological operations involved...