News

  • Launch of the CovSocial research project

    10th September 2020 – A Berlin research project on experiencing stress, social cohesion and resilience during the Corona crisis in cooperation with the Charite, the Humboldt University of Berlin and the MPI for Psychiatry, funded by the Max Planck Society and the Berlin University Alliance (BUA).


  • Interview Mindful Doctor Newsletter

    22nd July 2020 – Prior to her presentation at the Mindful Doctor Conference in Berlin on September 4th-6th, an interview with Tania Singer has been published in the Mindful Doctor Newsletter.


  • Interview with John A. Powell by the Cuba Platform

    22nd July 2020 – In this podcast, Sarah Stephens (Cuba Platform) discusses with john a. powell (Othering and Belonging Institute) and Tania Singer about exclusion, brain research and ways to more belonging, compassion and care.


  • Upcoming ReConnect in Society Masterclass

    18th of July 2021. Together with meditation teacher Günter Hudasch, Tania Singer will lead a 3-day Masterclass from the 11th to the 14th of March 2021 in the castle of Neuhardenberg. Organizer of this 8-week course is HR-Consulting und Coaching.


  • The legacy of science of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his 85th birthday

    5th July 2020 – On the occasion of the 85th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tania Singer was interviewed by RFATibetan radio station. A compilation of her and other contributions was published on Youtube. (Tibetan)


  • Online Keynote at the Orchestrating Winning Performance of the IMD

    25th June 2020. Tania Singer talks about the growing importance of mental health and which research results have shown how mental training can help to increase resilience and cooperation in teams.


  • Open Bar Camp #Digitalitaet20

    20th June 2020 – Tania Singer gives a keynote on #schuleneudenken (new ideas on schools) at the Open Bar Camp Digitalitaet20 organized by the Federal Government Commissioner for Digitalisation.


  • CoVid-19 BUA Grant

    8th May 2020. Prof. Dr. Tania Singer and Prof. Dr. Mazda Adli from the Charite Berlin together with a consortium of five other Professors, has successfully raised funds in the CoVid-19 Pandemic Special Call for Proposals of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA). More details and news on the “CovSocial” project will follow shortly.


  • Talk at the 31st Annual International Trauma Conference

    29th May 2020. Tania Singer and Richard Schwartz talk about the plasticity of the social brain and how to train mindfulness, compassion and perspectives on the self.


  • Achtsamkeit per App – funktioniert das? [Mindfulness via App – does it work?]

    24th May 2020. An article titled “Achtsamkeit per App – funktioniert das? [Mindfulness via App – does it work?]” by Hanna Spanhel appears in the Stuttgarter Nachrichten. The focus is on the effectiveness of meditating with the help of apps.


  • Interview with Ilios Kotsou

    14th April 2020. Tania Singer was interviewed by Ilios Kotsou from Emergence about the relevance of compassion and care in times of Covid-19 pandemics and how to apply her findings to help healthcare workers with everyday workplace challenges. (French)


  • Can you learn empathy?

    18th March 2020. In conversation with Jörn Valldorf and Lisa Hinrichsen, Tania Singer talks about her research in the ReSource project. The interview appeared in the magazine Spektrum der Meditation. 


  • Understanding Empathy and Compassion

    10th March 2020. Tania Singer and Edwin Rutsch (Empathy Circle) have a conversation about how empathic listening can improve communication. Tania talks about the use of regular contemplative dyads and the effects on social anxiety and feeling connected.


  • Top 100 Publication in Scientific Reports 2019

    11th March 2020. The scientific publication Voluntary upregulation of heart rate variability through biofeedback is improved by mental contemplative training was one of the top 100 most downloaded neuroscience articles in Scientific Reports 2019. 


  • The brain has two systems for putting itself into someone else’s shoes

    9th March 2020. To understand what another person is thinking and how they will behave, the ability to enter into another person’s perspective develops throughout life. But at what age? A recent study shows that it is age four.