Tania Singer

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Empathic neural responses are modulated by the perceived fairness of others
    Tania Singer
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College of London, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Nature 439:466-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The empathic brain: how, when and why?
    Frederique de Vignemont
    Institut des Sciences Cognitives, 67 Boulevard Pinel, 69675 Bron Cedex, France
    Trends Cogn Sci 10:435-41. 2006
  3. pmc Oxytocin attenuates affective evaluations of conditioned faces and amygdala activity
    Predrag Petrovic
    Wellcome Trust Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 28:6607-15. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Plasticity of memory for new learning in very old age: a story of major loss?
    Tania Singer
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:306-17. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The fate of cognition in very old age: six-year longitudinal findings in the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    Tania Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:318-31. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Empathy for pain involves the affective but not sensory components of pain
    Tania Singer
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College of London, 12 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR London, UK
    Science 303:1157-62. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain responses to the acquired moral status of faces
    Tania Singer
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College of London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    Neuron 41:653-62. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The neuronal basis and ontogeny of empathy and mind reading: review of literature and implications for future research
    Tania Singer
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College of London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR London, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:855-63. 2006
  9. pmc Learning affective values for faces is expressed in amygdala and fusiform gyrus
    Predrag Petrovic
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College of London, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 3:109-18. 2008
  10. pmc Pupillary contagion: central mechanisms engaged in sadness processing
    Neil A Harrison
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:5-17. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Empathic neural responses are modulated by the perceived fairness of others
    Tania Singer
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College of London, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Nature 439:466-9. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint The empathic brain: how, when and why?
    Frederique de Vignemont
    Institut des Sciences Cognitives, 67 Boulevard Pinel, 69675 Bron Cedex, France
    Trends Cogn Sci 10:435-41. 2006
    ..Its social role is to serve as the origin of the motivation for cooperative and prosocial behavior, as well as help for effective social communication...
  3. pmc Oxytocin attenuates affective evaluations of conditioned faces and amygdala activity
    Predrag Petrovic
    Wellcome Trust Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 28:6607-15. 2008
    ..The data suggest that oxytocin modulates the expression of evaluative conditioning for socially relevant faces via influences on amygdala and fusiform gyrus, an effect that may explain its prosocial effects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Plasticity of memory for new learning in very old age: a story of major loss?
    Tania Singer
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:306-17. 2003
    ..Results suggest that aging-induced biological factors are a prominent source of individual differences in cognitive plasticity in very old age...
  5. ncbi request reprint The fate of cognition in very old age: six-year longitudinal findings in the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    Tania Singer
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Psychol Aging 18:318-31. 2003
    ..They conclude that intellectual development after age 70 varies by distance to death, age, and intellectual ability domain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Empathy for pain involves the affective but not sensory components of pain
    Tania Singer
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College of London, 12 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR London, UK
    Science 303:1157-62. 2004
    ..quot; We conclude that only that part of the pain network associated with its affective qualities, but not its sensory qualities, mediates empathy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brain responses to the acquired moral status of faces
    Tania Singer
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College of London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    Neuron 41:653-62. 2004
    ..Our data indicate that rapid learning regarding the moral status of others is expressed in altered neural activity within a system associated with social cognition...
  8. ncbi request reprint The neuronal basis and ontogeny of empathy and mind reading: review of literature and implications for future research
    Tania Singer
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College of London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR London, UK
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 30:855-63. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Learning affective values for faces is expressed in amygdala and fusiform gyrus
    Predrag Petrovic
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College of London, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 3:109-18. 2008
    ..We conclude that amygdala and fusiform encode affective value in a manner that closely approximates a standard computational solution to learning...
  10. pmc Pupillary contagion: central mechanisms engaged in sadness processing
    Neil A Harrison
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 1:5-17. 2006
    ..These findings provide evidence that perception-action mechanisms extend to non-volitional operations of the autonomic nervous system...
  11. pmc The role of social cognition in decision making
    Chris D Frith
    Center for Functional Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, Building 30, 8000 Arhus C, Denmark
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3875-86. 2008
    ..In these cases, social motivations and emotions compete with each other, while higher-level control processes modulate the interactions of these low-level biases...
  12. pmc Differential encoding of losses and gains in the human striatum
    Ben Seymour
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 27:4826-31. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The neuronal basis of empathy and fairness
    Tania Singer
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College of London, WC1N 3AR London, UK
    Novartis Found Symp 278:20-30; discussion 30-40, 89-96, 216-21. 2007
    ..More generally, anterior insula cortex is suggested to subserve neural representations of feeling and bodily states in the self and may play a crucial role for the emergence of social emotions related to others...
  14. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of punishment
    Ben Seymour
    The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, UCL, 12 Queen Square, London WC1X 3BG, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:300-11. 2007
    ..Here, we review the proximate neurobiological basis of punishment, considering the motivational processes that underlie punishing actions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal selectivity in aging populations: separating mortality-associated versus experimental components in the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    Ulman Lindenberger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P474-82. 2002
    ..Partitioning selectivity into mortality-associated and experimental components is a useful tool in the longitudinal study of aging populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint The painful side of empathy
    Tania Singer
    Nat Neurosci 8:845-6. 2005