Biological and Personality Psychology
New publicationsKumsta, Heinrichs (2013). Oxytocin, stress and social behavior: neurogenetics of the human oxytocin system.
Ditzen, Heinrichs (2013). Psychobiology of social support: the social dimension of stress buffering.
Domes, Heinrichs, Kumbier, Grossmann, Hauenstein, Herpertz (2013). Effects of intranasal oxytocin on the neural basis of face processing in autism spectrum disorder.
Heinrichs, Chen, Domes, Kumsta (2013). Social stress and social approach. In Armony & Vuilleumier (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Human Affective Neuroscience (chapter 22).
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?
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, February 15, 2013)
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!
Our newest publication in "Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America" (PNAS) was chosen by the Faculty of 1000 as a "Must Read" in the top 2% of all scientific articles in Medicine and Biology.
Dr. Robert Kumsta received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for his project entitled „Long-term consequences of childhood adversity: exploring stress responsive molecular pathways and psychobiological intervention models“ (Duration: 3 years; EUR 414,500).
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