Talks & Podcasts

  • Scobel – The dark side of empathy

    May 11, 2023 – In the TV series Scobel, Gert Scobel, Hartmut Rosa and Tania Singer talk about empathy, compassion and resonance and how they can be strengthend. (German only)

  • Interview Global Compassion Coalition

    May 03, 2023 – Tania Singer talks about what her research into the cultivation of compassion has taught her and how we can use it to build a world that’s based on compassion.

  • Creating a Compassionate World Interview Series

    March 13, 2023 – In this Interview with Paul Gilbert, Tania Singer talks about her research on compassion.

  • Global Joy Summit with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    Tania Singer together with Richard Davidson took part in the Special Session Discussion on Altruism as a Source of Inner Strength as part of the Global Joy Summit, Nov. 13 – 16.

  • Podcast “Listen up, Europe”

    July 29, 2022 – In the 4th episode of the podcast by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Tania Singer talks about research. (German only)

  • Talk at CCARE Lab in Stanford

    May 25, 2022 – As part of the Meng-Wu Lecture Series Tania Singer talks about the Neuroscience of Motivation, Care and Compassion.

  • Podcast World of Wisdom

    March 24, 2022 – In the Podcast World of Wisdom Tania Singer and Amit Paul talk about Neuroscience, Caring Economics and the Brain Plasticity of Human beings.

  • Podcast “Forschungsquartett” (Research Quartet)

    November 18, 2021 – In this Podcast, Tania Singer talks about the CovSocial Project and the influences of pandemic restrictions and alleviation on mental health and social cohesion. The interview was done by Valerie Zöllner. (German)

  • Lecture at SWR Teleakademie Series

    October 22, 2021 – At the warm-up event of the 11th Empathy Conference, organized by the DAI Heidelberg, Sarita Silveira and Tania Singer introduce the CovSocial project and talk about social cohesion and mental health during times of pandemic. (German)

  • Lecture for How to Academy

    October 20, 2021 – In this livestream talk, Tania Singer shares accessible, evidence-based tools to reduce stress and improve your mental health. 

  • Mindful in May

    June 01, 2021 – Tania Singer and Elise Bialylew have a conversation on the research background of Tania Singer and how mental training can improve empathy and compassion.

  • Talk Boston International Trauma Conference

    May 28, 2021 – Tania Singer gives a keynote lecture at the Boston International Trauma Conference and talks about the results of the ReSource project.

  • Talk European Commission

    27th April 2021. In a talk invited by the European Commission, Tania Singer talks about the different impact of mental training and the results of the ReSource project. She also reports on the CovSocial project and the research on social cohesion within the Berlin population.

  • Lecture at SWR Teleakademie Series

    March 24, 2021 – Tania Singer gives a lecture on the neurobiology of empathy and compassion at the SWR Teleakademie. (German only)

  • Podcast TABULARASA

    3rd March 2021. In the tabularasa podcast, Tania Singer talks about the results of the ReSource project. She also discusses the social and psychological effects that a long-term lockdown could have in times of COVID-19, as well as the challenges and necessary measures to make digitization socially acceptable.