Biological and Personality Psychology
Chen, Minson, Schöne, Heinrichs (2013). In the eye of the beholder: eye contact increases resistance to persuasion.
Kanat, Heinrichs, Domes (2013). Oxytocin and the social brain: neural mechanisms and perspectives in human research.
Kumsta, Heinrichs (2013).
Ditzen, Heinrichs (2013). Psychobiology of social support: the social dimension of stress buffering.
Chen, Schmitz, Domes, Tuschen-Caffier, Heinrichs (2013). Effects of acute social stress on emotion processing in children.
Kumsta, Hummel, Chen, Heinrichs (2013). Epigenetic regulation of the oxytocin receptor gene: implications for behavioral neuroscience.
Colonnello, Chen, Panksepp, Heinrichs (2013). Oxytocin sharpens self-other perceptual boundary.
Domes, Heinrichs, Kumbier, Grossmann, Hauenstein, Herpertz (2013). Effects of intranasal oxytocin on the neural basis of face processing in autism spectrum disorder.
Domes, Kumbier, Heinrichs, Herpertz (2013). Oxytocin promotes facial emotion recognition and amygdala reactivity in adults with Asperger syndrome.
Heinrichs, Chen, Domes, Kumsta (2013). Social stress and social approach. In Armony & Vuilleumier (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Human Affective Neuroscience. Cambridge University Press.
Heinrichs, Chen, Domes (2013). Social neuropeptides in the human brain: oxytocin and social behavior. In S. Baron-Cohen, H. Tager-Flusberg & M. Lombardo (Eds.), Understanding other minds.
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Domes, Steiner, Porges, Heinrichs (2013). Oxytocin differentially modulates eye gaze to social signals of happiness and anger.
Kumsta, Chen, Pape, Heinrichs (2013). Neuropeptide S receptor gene is associated with cortisol responses to social stress in humans.
Domes, Sibold, Schulze, Lischke, Herpertz, Heinrichs (2013). Intranasal oxytocin increases covert attention to positive social cues.(Article )
Ditzen, Nater, Schaer, La Marca, Bodenmann, Ehlert, Heinrichs (2013). Sex-specific effects of intranasal oxytocin on autonomic nervous system and emotional responses to couple conflict.
Prehn, Kazzer, Lischke, Heinrichs, Herpertz, Domes (2013). Effects of intranasal oxytocin on pupil dilation indicate increased salience of socioaffective stimuli.
Klaperski, von Dawans, Heinrichs, Fuchs (2013). Does the level of physical exercise affect physiological and psychological responses to psychosocial stress in women?
Ott, Finlayson, Lehnert, Heitmann, Heinrichs, Born, Hallschmid (2013). Oxytocin reduces reward-driven food intake in humans.
Domes, Hollerbach, Vohs, Mokros, Habermeyer (2013). Emotional empathy and psychopathy in offenders: an experimental study.
Thienel, Heinrichs, Fischer, Ott, Born, Hallschmid (2013). Oxytocin’s impact on social face processing is stronger in homosexual than heterosexual men.
Hysek, Schmid, Simmler, Domes, Heinrichs, Eisenegger, Preller, Quednow, Liechti (2013). MDMA enhances emotional empathy and prosocial behavior.
Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs and Prof. Dr. Daria Knoch (Social and Affective Neuroscience, University of Basel) received a grant from the European Neuroscience Network NEUREX for the project entitled "The neurobiological basis of inter-group behavior in humans – Insights from neuroimaging, neuropharmacological modulation, and electroencephalography" (EUR 100,000)
Oxytocin, the cuddle hormone? Interview with Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (Science Magazine “Impuls“, SWR2, January 28, 2014)
Interview with Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (German Research Magazine “forschung” of the German Research Foundation (DFG), December, 2013)
New publication in PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Prof. Dr. Frances S. Chen, Humboldt research fellow with our group since 2010, accepts the position as Professor of Health Psychology at the renowned University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada). Congratulations and all the very best!
Partnership and Health: Interview with Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (SWR1, October 4, 2013)
Dr. Bastian Schiller joined our department as a new postdoctoral fellow on September 1, 2013. A warm welcome and best wishes for a good start!
Prof. Dr. Robert Kumsta accepts the position as Full Professor and Chair for Genetic Psychology at the University of Bochum and declined an offer of an appointment as Full Professor of Life-Span Psychology at the University of Lubeck. Congratulations and all the very best!
Xenia Steinbach, M.Sc., joined our department as a new research assistant and head of the biochemistry laboratory on September 1, 2013. A warm welcome and best wishes for a good start!
Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs, Dr. Wolf-Gero Lange (PI; Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands, and University of Cologne) and Prof. Dr. Alexander L. Gerlach (University of Cologne) received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the project entitled "Oxytocin and the altered ego: altered face processing in social anxiety" (Duration: 2 years; EUR 220,300).
Dipl.-Psych. Manuela Sibold received a FAZIT fellowship for doctoral students from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung for the project entitled "Effects of the neuropeptide oxytocin on neural correlates of implicit emotion processing”. Congratulations!
Oxytocin and social behavior – research history and therapeutical perspectives: Interview sequences with Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (Science Magazine Frontiers, BBC, July 17, 2013)
TV production on „Fidelity and Stress – Just a Matter of Hormones?“ (Science Magazine “Quarks & Co”, WDR, June 11, 2013)
Oxytocin in Combination with Psychotherapy – Toward a Psychobiological Therapy: Interview sequence with Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (Science Magazine “Quarks & Co”, WDR, June 11, 2013)
Dr. Frances S. Chen represented the University of Freiburg in the international competition for the AXA Research Fund. Her project proposal, "Effects of Stress on Social and Non-Social Risk Taking,“ (Duration: 24 months; EUR 120,000) was successfully funded – congratuations!
A hormone for love – What oxytocin can(not) do: Interview with Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (Logo – The Science Magazine, NDR)
Dr. Bernadette von Dawans und Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs received a start-up funding grant from the "Innovationsfonds" of the University of Freiburg for the project entitled "Psychological stress and social decision making: gender effects and health implications" (EUR 12,000).
Dipl.-Psych. Manuela Siebold received the Poster Award of the German Society for Psychophysiology for her presentation "Effects of oxytocin on implicit social processing" at the 39th Conference "Psychology and the Brain" of the German Psychological Society. Congratulations!
Amalie Trüg, M.Sc., joined our department as a new doctoral student on April 1, 2013. A warm welcome and best wishes for a good start!
Dr. Frances S. Chen received a one-year STAY fellowship from the New Freiburg University Foundation of the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg. Congratulations!
Dr. Bernadette von Dawans and Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the project entitled "Psychobiological mechanisms and clinical implications of social decision-making in male patients with social anxiety disorder" (EUR 112,832).
Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs (PI), Dr. Robert Kumsta, and Dr. Frances S. Chen received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the project entitled " The Role of the Oxytocin System for Human Social Cognition and Social Affiliation: a Pharmacogenetic Approach" (Duration: 2 years; EUR 156,091).
Dr. Valentina Colonnello (Washington State University, USA, und Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy) received a fellowship from the Humboldt Foundation for a two-year research stay in our laboratory. Congratulations! We are pleased to welcome, after Dr. Frances S. Chen (Stanford University, USA), another Humboldt research fellow to our group. A warm welcome!
Prof. Dr. Markus Heinrichs and Dr. Tobias Stächele received a grant from the "Innovationsfonds" of the University of Freiburg for the project entitled „Stress prevention: effective psychologicial intervention online?" (Duration: 12 months; EUR 14,654).
PD Dr. Janek S. Lobmaier was granted a Research Professorship in Biological and Cognitive Psychology at the University of Berne (Switzerland) by the Swiss National Science Foundation (Duration: 4 years; CHF 1,567,600). Congratulations and best wishes!
Dipl.-Psych. Manuela Siebold received a scholarship for young scientists in Biopsychological Methodology from the G. A. Lienert Foundation to support a research stay at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the ETH Zurich (Translational Neuroscience Modeling Unit, Prof. Dr. Klaas E. Stephan). Congratulations!
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