Tobias Grossmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The developmental origins of voice processing in the human brain
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuron 65:852-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The development of emotion perception in face and voice during infancy
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 28:219-36. 2010
  3. pmc The detection of communicative signals directed at the self in infant prefrontal cortex
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London London, UK
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:201. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Genetic and neural dissociation of individual responses to emotional expressions in human infants
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:57-66. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The neural basis of perceptual category learning in human infants
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbek, University of London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2276-86. 2009
  6. pmc Selective prefrontal cortex responses to joint attention in early infancy
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Biol Lett 6:540-3. 2010
  7. pmc Social perception in the infant brain: gamma oscillatory activity in response to eye gaze
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2:284-91. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Shedding light on infant brain function: the use of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in the study of face perception
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Acta Paediatr 97:1156-8. 2008
  9. pmc Early cortical specialization for face-to-face communication in human infants
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2803-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Crossmodal integration of emotional information from face and voice in the infant brain
    Tobias Grossmann
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Sci 9:309-15. 2006

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Publications25

  1. pmc The developmental origins of voice processing in the human brain
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Neuron 65:852-8. 2010
    ..The pattern of findings suggests that temporal regions specialize in processing voices very early in development and that, already in infancy, emotions differentially modulate voice processing in the right hemisphere...
  2. doi request reprint The development of emotion perception in face and voice during infancy
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 28:219-36. 2010
    ..How this ability develops during infancy and what brain processes underpin infants' perception of emotion in different modalities are the questions dealt with in this paper...
  3. pmc The detection of communicative signals directed at the self in infant prefrontal cortex
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London London, UK
    Front Hum Neurosci 4:201. 2010
    ..The implications of these findings for our understanding of infants' developing communicative abilities are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Genetic and neural dissociation of individual responses to emotional expressions in human infants
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:57-66. 2011
    ..This has wide reaching implications for our understanding of how genetic variation biases specific brain mechanisms, giving rise to individual differences in emotional sensitivity and temperament...
  5. doi request reprint The neural basis of perceptual category learning in human infants
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbek, University of London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2276-86. 2009
    ..In C. Rovee-Collier & L. P. Lipsitt (Eds.), Advances in infancy research ( pp. 1-36). Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1996] and accords with recent adult neural-level models of perceptual categorization...
  6. pmc Selective prefrontal cortex responses to joint attention in early infancy
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Biol Lett 6:540-3. 2010
    ..This suggests that the human infant is neurobiologically prepared for sharing attention with other humans, which may provide the basis for a wide variety of uniquely human social and cultural learning processes...
  7. pmc Social perception in the infant brain: gamma oscillatory activity in response to eye gaze
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2:284-91. 2007
    ..These data demonstrate the use of gamma band oscillations in examining the development of social perception and suggest an early specialization of brain regions known to process eye gaze...
  8. doi request reprint Shedding light on infant brain function: the use of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in the study of face perception
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK
    Acta Paediatr 97:1156-8. 2008
  9. pmc Early cortical specialization for face-to-face communication in human infants
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2803-11. 2008
    ..This pattern of results suggests an early specialization of the cortical network involved in the perception of facial communication cues, which is essential for infants' interactions with, and learning from, others...
  10. ncbi request reprint Crossmodal integration of emotional information from face and voice in the infant brain
    Tobias Grossmann
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Sci 9:309-15. 2006
    ..Thus, the current findings suggest that 7-month-olds integrate emotional information across modalities and recognize common affect in the face and voice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in infants' processing of happy and angry facial expressions: a neurobehavioral study
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Brain Cogn 64:30-41. 2007
    ..In Experiment 3 infants' visual preference was assessed behaviorally, revealing that the differences in ERPs observed at 7 and 12 months do not simply reflect differences in visual preference...
  12. ncbi request reprint The development of the social brain in human infancy
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, The Henry Wellcome Building, Torrington Square, Birkbeck College, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 25:909-19. 2007
    ..The findings illustrate that the human brain is fundamentally adapted to develop within a social context, and that this context contributes to many of the specializations seen in the adult cortex...
  13. doi request reprint Neural correlates of perceptual narrowing in cross-species face-voice matching
    Tobias Grossmann
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Sci 15:830-9. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Infants' electric brain responses to emotional prosody
    Tobias Grossmann
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroreport 16:1825-8. 2005
    ..The current findings demonstrate that very early in development, the human brain detects emotionally loaded words and shows differential attentional responses depending on their emotional valence...
  15. pmc Emotional voice processing: investigating the role of genetic variation in the serotonin transporter across development
    Tobias Grossmann
    Early Social Development Group, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e68377. 2013
    ..This suggests that genetic association with neurocognitive functions emerges during development, emphasizing the role that variation in serotonin plays in the maturation of brain systems involved in emotion recognition. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint The social cognitive neuroscience of infancy: illuminating the early development of social brain functions
    Mark H Johnson
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck, London, UK
    Adv Child Dev Behav 36:331-72. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint Children processing music: electric brain responses reveal musical competence and gender differences
    Stefan Koelsch
    Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:683-93. 2003
    ..This finding might support the notion of a common origin of music and language in the human brain, and concurs with findings that demonstrate the importance of musical features of speech for the acquisition of language...
  18. pmc Eye contact influences neural processing of emotional expressions in 4-month-old infants
    Tricia Striano
    Neurocognition and Development Group, Center for Advanced Studies, University of Leipzig, and Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:87-94. 2006
    ..These results show that by 4 months of age, the infant detects angry emotional expressions, and the infant brain processes their relevance to the self...
  19. doi request reprint When during development do our brains get tuned to the human voice?
    Tobias Grossmann
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Neurosci 7:369-72. 2012
    ..In this commentary, we also examine important methodological and theoretical issues raised by this new work in the emerging field of developmental social neuroscience...
  20. doi request reprint Mapping functional brain development: Building a social brain through interactive specialization
    Mark H Johnson
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, University of London, UK
    Dev Psychol 45:151-9. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Brain responses reveal young infants' sensitivity to when a social partner follows their gaze
    Tobias Grossmann
    Early Social Development Group, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 6:155-61. 2013
    ..The findings and their implications for the development of early social cognition are discussed in relation to what is known about the brain processes engaged by adults during these kinds of social interactions. ..
  22. pmc Action observation in the infant brain: the role of body form and motion
    Tobias Grossmann
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Neurosci 8:22-30. 2013
    ..These findings thus suggest that the brain processes involved in the analysis of an agent in motion in adults become functionally specialized very early in human development...
  23. doi request reprint Developmental and individual differences in the neural processing of dynamic expressions of pain and anger
    Manuela Missana
    Early Social Development Group, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e93728. 2014
    ..These findings are discussed in the light of associated individual differences in infant temperament and adult dispositional empathy. ..
  24. pmc Not all emotions are created equal: the negativity bias in social-emotional development
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04107 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Bull 134:383-403. 2008
    ..Throughout, the authors suggest ways to further examine the negativity bias in infants and older children, and they make testable predictions that would help clarify the nature of the negativity bias during early development...
  25. ncbi request reprint Electric brain responses reveal gender differences in music processing
    Stefan Koelsch
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Neuroreport 14:709-13. 2003
    ..The present findings indicate that gender differences for the analysis of auditory information are not restricted to processes in the linguistic domain such as syntax, semantics, and phonology...