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Annalina Mayer, PhD student of the Social Neuroscience Lab, speaks at Deutschlandfunk Nova about why shaming will not stop us from showing particular behaviors. Check …

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Alcohol addiction – what is the role of the immune system?

Alkoholabhängigkeit –  Was macht das Immunsystem? Trotz der großen gesellschaftlichen Bedeutung sind die Ursachen für die Entstehung der Alkoholabhängigkeit bisher nur unzureichend verstanden. Ein neuer …

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Deutschlandfunk Nova – Frieder Paulus explains “Fremdscham”

Why do we feel vicarious embarrassment? Frieder Paulus explores embarrassment on behalf of others at the University of Lübeck, Germany. He says that the main …

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OHBM meeting in Rome

From June 7th – June 14th several lab members presented their newest data at the Annual Meeting of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) …

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Lab visit and workshop in Hamburg

On June 25th we had a great lab visit at the DECISION NEUROSCIENCE OF HUMAN INTERACTIONS lab in Hamburg!

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Affective politics: Trump sparks ’embarrassment’ spikes on Twitter

In a joint publication with Michigan State University, Goethe-University Frankfurt and Lübeck University, published at Frontiers in Communication – Political Communication, we show that there …

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Funding by Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation

Dr. Lena Rademacher received funding by the Else Kröner-Fresenius-Foundation to study the interaction of cortisol, oxytocin and the dopaminergic reward system in alcohol addiction. We …

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“The Science of Awkwardness” by VSauce

For anybody who is interested in research on vicarious embarrassment we do recommend to watch this very illustrative and informative Youtube-video. It nicely summarizes the …

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Frontiers Special Issue on “The Social Side of Gilles-de-la-Tourette Syndrome”

For a long time, Gilles-de-la-Tourette Syndrome (GTS) has been considered a motor disorder characterized by its dominant features of vocal and motor tics. Neuroscientific research …

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