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Successful defense by Dr. med. Banafsche Sayyad!

After several years, next to working as a physician at the Klinikum Neukölln (Berlin) in the field of neurology, Banafsche Sayyad has finally finished her …

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Conferences

Painful laughter – Media and politics in the age of cringe

Painful laughter – Wieland Schwanebeck (TU Dresden), with support from the Volkswagen Stiftung, organized this inspiring symposium on the role of awkwardness and cringe comedy in …

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Science

The effect of REM sleep suppression on next-morning brain function during social exclusion – new publication in Scientific Reports

With strong effort and methodological expertise from David S. Stolz and Robert Glosemeyer, but also many other colleagues, we have finally managed to publish our sleep study data …

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Science

Spinach in the teeth – new publication in Cortex

We are very happy to share that our paper “Spinach in the teeth: how ego- and allocentric perspectives modulate neural correlates of embarrassment in the …

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Science

Funding by the BMEP – Biomedical Sciences Education Program granted for Clara Weber

Clara Weber, PhD student at the Social Neuroscience Lab, has been granted a scholarship to examine the microstructural and functional correlates of autism at the …

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Science

The different faces of sickness

Together with Jennifer Hundt (Lübeck), Tanja Lange (Lübeck), Harald Engler (Essen), Julie Lasselin (Stockholm) and Binka Karshikoff (Stockholm), Lena Rademacher from the Social Neuroscience Lab …

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Meta-Science

New metric in the house! The Cuckoo-index as a measure of a scientist’s efficiency and assertiveness

We are happy to announce the open-contribution publication of a new research metric: The c-index Abstract: The Cuckoo-index (c-index) is a new index that attempts …

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Science

The pursuit of pride

If people master a challenging task, they experience positive emotions. A recent study from our lab finds that the emotional response is shaped by how …

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Media

The High Hopes dance and the science of cringe.

Dr Laura Müller-Pinzler among others on the “cringiest trend of the campaign season” (The Guardian). Article by Bejmanin Powers on www.popsci.com

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