Press archive

  • BBC Interview
    March 22, 2022

    March 22, 2022 – In this interview featured by the BBC, Tania Singer talks about the difference between empathy and compassion.

  • Interview at LAS
    March 14, 2022

    March 14, 2022 – Tania Singer in conversation with Gesine Bocherd as part of the LAS exhibition of Robert Irwin Light and Space. (German only)

  • Interview in FURIOS, the campus magazine of the Free University Berlin
    February 15, 2022

    February 15, 2022 – In an Interview with Elisa Starck, Tania Singer talks about the CovSocial project and how the Berliners’ state of mind changed from Lockdown to Lockdown. (German only)

  • Interview for radioeins
    February 12, 2022

    February 12, 2022 – Tania Singer reports in a live interview with Stephan Karkowsky at the radioeins scientific magazine on the current results of the CovSocial project. (German only)

  • Interview in ZDF heute
    February 4, 2022

    February 04, 2022 – In an interview by Susanne Gindorf-Litz for ZDF heute Tania Singer talks abour the Covsocial project and the effects of the lockdowns on mental health. (German only)

  • Interview in rbb Abendschau
    February 2, 2022

    February 02, 2022 – Tania Singer in the studio of the rbb Abendschau talks with Sarah Oswald about the effects of the past lockdowns on the mental health of the Berlin population. (German only)

  • Five Questions to Tania Singer
    January 31, 2022

    January 31, 2022 – In an interview by Valerie Zöllner and Barbara Abrell for Max Planck Forschung magazine, Tania Singer answers Five Questions about mental health in times of Corona and the CovSocial project. (German only)

  • Report in Bonner Generalanzeiger
    January 30, 2022

    January 30, 2022 – A report in the Bonner Generalanzeiger by Johanna Lübke cites Tania Singer on the effects that the pandemic shows on mental health. (German only)

  • Interview in ZEIT ONLINE
    January 23, 2022

    January 23, 2022 – In an interview with Nora Burgard-Arp from ZEIT ONLINE, Tania Singer talks about the CovSocial project and how empathic listening makes us more resilient to crises. (German only)

  • Interview in moment by moment
    December 8, 2021

    December 08, 2021 – In this interview with Norbert Classen, Tania Singer talks about how the results of the Resource Project can be transferred into business and society. (German only)

  • CovSocial feature in Berliner Morgenpost
    November 22, 2021

    November 22, 2021 – The Berliner Morgenpost reports on the CovSocial Project and how the pandemic situation affects mental health. (German only)

  • CovSocial Brochure Release
    November 15, 2021

    November 15, 2021 – Release for the first edition of the CovSocial Broshure. It summarizes initial descriptive results of the CovSocial Project focussing on mental health and social cohesion in Berlin during Covid pandemics. 

  • Hair analysis shows: Meditation training reduces long-term stress
    October 7, 2021

    07 October 2021 – Mental training that promotes skills such as mindfulness, gratitude or compassion reduces the concentration of the stress hormone cortisol in hair. This is what scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig and the Social Neuroscience Research Group of the Max Planck Society in Berlin have found out. 

  • Report in LaVie
    September 30, 2021

    September 30, 2021 – An article in LaVie reports on the research of Tania Singer, in which Matthieu Ricard participated. It was shown that empathy, the ability to feel the emotions of others, can also be painful. They explain how to prevent this. (French)

  • Interview in Zeit Magazin (zeitonline)
    August 18, 2021

    August 18, 2021 – War, Flooding, Wirldfires: from a distance, we feel empathy. Neuroscientist Tania Singer explains how empathy develops and why we need to train it. Interview: Sara Tomšić. Image by Tim Marshall/ (German only)