Presentations

INVITED TALKS

•Neuroscience Seminar; July 17, 2017; Prof. Euiseok Hwang; Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology, Gwangju, South Korea; “Social Neuroscience: What can it tell us about individual social agents and synchrony between social agents?”.

•Kolloquium; 22. Juni 2017; Prof. Dr. Ute Kunzmann; Entwicklungspsychologie, Fakultät für Fakultät für Biowissen-schaften, Pharmazie und Psychologie, Universität Leipzig, Deutschland; „Entwicklungspsychologie, Bindungstheorie und angewandte Bindungsforschung“.

•Forschungskolloquium; 16. Mai 2017; Prof. Dr. med. Kai von Klitzing; Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik des Kindes/Jugendalters, Universitätsmedizin Leipzig; „Bindungstheorie & Soziale Neurowissenschaften: Fokus auf Jugendliche und Kinder“.

•Kolloquium; April 28, 2016; Prof. Dr. Annekathrin Schacht; Courant Research Center “Text Structures“, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany; “Attachment Theory: Origins, concepts and applied research in humans”.

•Kolloquium; Lehrstuhl für Entwicklungspsychologie & Pädagogische Psychologie, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany; April 21, 2015; Prof. Dr. Gottfried Spangler; “Eine neurowissenschaftliche Perspektive auf die Bindungstheorie”.

Séminaire de maîtrise de l’Orientation psychologie clinique (link); Office médico-pédagogique & Faculté de Psychologie, Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland; December 17, 2014; Prof. Martin Debbané; “Attachment and the Social Brain during Adolescence: Potential Links to Developmental Psychopathology”.

•Kolloquium; Courant Research Center “Text Structures“, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany; December 03, 2014; Prof. Dr. Annekathrin Schacht; “Emotion Perception in Humans: The Role of Valence / Intensity, Social Context, Novelty and Prediction (Error)”.

Fort-/Weiterbildung Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie (PSA) und Klinik für Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie (PSY); October 14, 2014; Frau Dr. med. Anderssen-Reuster, Städtisches Krankenhaus Dresden-Neustadt, Dresden, Germany; “Das soziale Gehirn – Bindungstheorie im Rahmen der sozialen Neurowissenschaften”.

Laboratory Visit; January 13, 2014; Prof. Tania Singer; Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany; “Individual Differences in Social Emotion Processing”.

Behavioral Psychiatry & Neuroimaging Laboratory Lab Meeting; May 22, 2013; Dr. Martin Debbané and Prof. Stephan Eliez; University of Geneva, Switzerland; “The Neural Substrates of Mentalizing in Adolescence: Influence of Personality, Age, Sex and IQ”.

CISA Seminar Series; May 21, 2013; Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland; “The Neural Basis of Humor Appreciation in Humans”.

Neuroscience Seminar; March 7, 2012; Prof. Jong-Seok Lee, Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, Yonsei University, Incheon, South Korea; “The Social Emotional Brain”.

Neuroscience Seminar; February 23, 2012; Prof Jin-Hun Sohn, Brain Research Institute, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea; “Emotion Recognition: About Social Influence, Personality, and Predictability”.

Laboratoy Visit; June 29-30, 2011; EOS-Klinik für Psychotherapie, Münster, Germany; “Die (Neuro)Biologischen Grundlagen des Menschlichen Bindungsverhaltens”.

Presentation & Round Table Discussion; March 18, 2011; “International Brain Awareness Week 2011“; Geneva, Switzerland; “Attachement parental et son influence sur le développement de l’enfant”.

Symposium Contribution; March 14, 2011; “Stress, the Social Brain and Psychopathology“; EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland; “Perception and Regulation of Social Emotions”.

Laboratory Visit; November 1-2, 2010; Prof. Sonia Bishop, Affective Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, UC Berkeley, CA, United States of America; “The Human Social Brain: Insights from Attachment and Appraisal Theories”.

Presentation & Round Table Discussion; September 15, 2010; Programme doctoral romand en Psychologie; University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; “Psychologie et disciplines voisines: complémentarité, coopération ou compétition? Imagérie en Résonance Magnétique Fonctionnelle”.

Neuroscience Seminar; July 12, 2010; Prof. Jin-Hun Sohn, Brain Research Institute, Chungnam National University & ETRI, Daejeon, South Korea; “The Human Social Brain: Insights from Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience”.

Neuroscience Seminar; July 13, 2010; Prof Jin-Hun Sohn, Brain Research Institute, Chungnam National University & KRISS, Daejeon, South Korea; “Research on Emotions in Switzerland”.

Seminar in Biological Psychology; May 19, 2010; HU Berlin, Germany; “Shading Light into the Dark Matter of Social Neuroscience: How the Human Brain processes Social vs. Non-Social Information”.

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ORAL CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS

Consortium of European Research on Emotion Conference 2014; March 27-28, 2014, Berlin, Germany; Symposium on “Attachment Insecurity and Social Emotion Perception”; Talk: “The Influence of Attachment Insecurity on Brain Activity during Social Emotion Perception”.

3rd Annual Stanford Postdoctoral Research Symposium: Empowering Future Leaders; October 11, 2013, Stanford University, CA, USA; “The influence of attachment style on social brain function”.

Society for Social Neuroscience (S4SN) Annual Meeting 2012; October 11-12, 2012, New Orleans, USA; Symposium on “The Neuroscience of Maternal Attachment and Attachment Style”; Talk: “The Neural Substrates of Attachment Insecurity”.

16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology 2011; July 12-16, 2011; Stockholm, Sweden; “Angry Face or Tasty Cake? Interactive Processing of Valence and Social Content within the Human Amygdala”.

CIBM Research Day 2011; April 20, 2011; University of Geneva, Switzerland; “Amygdala response to facially expressed novelty and valence”.

Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE) Conference 2010; April 22 – 24, 2010; Lille, France; “How Attachment Style and Context modulate Emotion Elicitation and Regulation in the Processing of Social Stimuli”.

Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center of Affective Sciences; March 22- 23, 2010; Geneva, Switzerland. “Relevance, Individual Differences, and Borderline Personality Disorder: Past Work inspiring Future Studies.”

Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center of Affective Sciences; July 6 – 7, 2009; Geneva, Switzerland; “Differential Brain Activation during Regulation of Social and Non-Social Emotions”.

Samedi de l’UNIGE: “Le cerveau à livre ouvert”; March 23, 2009; Geneva, Switzerland; “Amour et Attachement dans le Cerveau”.

Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM), January 11 – 15, 2009; Champéry, Switzerland; “Differential Brain Activation during Regulation of Social and Non-Social Emotions”.

Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center of Affective Sciences; April 3, 2008; Geneva, Switzerland; “Influences of Adult Attachment on Social Appraisal and Emotion Regulation”.

Lemanic-Neurosciences Doctoral School Annual Meeting (LNAM), September 14 – 15, 2007; Les Diablerets, Switzerland; “Human amygdala and striatum activation during social appraisal is modulated by attachment style”.

Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center of Affective Sciences; April 11 – 12 2007; Geneva, Switzerland; “Effects of social relevance and context on the perception of emotional facial expressions”.

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CONFERENCE POSTERS

International Attachment Conference (IAC) Biannual Meeting 2017, June 29 – July 1, 2017; London, UK: “The neural basis of trait attachment insecurity in adults, adolescents, and children”.

Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Annual Meeting 2016; June 26-30, 2016; Geneva, Switzerland: “Pain Analgesia induced by three Meditation-Based Instructions: Effects of a 9-Month Mental Training”.

Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Annual Meeting 2014; April 5-8, 2014; Boston, USA: “The Neural Basis of a Sense of Humor in Children”. Poster presented by Jessica Black. See here for a blog post by @CogNeuroNews about the poster content.

International Society for the Research on Emotion (ISRE) Biannual Meeting 2013; August 2-5, 2013; University of California Berkeley, California, USA: “Neural substrates of social appraisal in adolescence: The influence of personality, age, and sex”.

Research Day of the Centre d’Imagérie Biomédicale (CIBM) & Brain and Behavior Laboratory (BBL) 2013; May 22, 2013; University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; “How an Insecure Attachment Style affects Brain Activity during Mentalizing in Adolescents”.

Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition; May 18-19, 2013; The Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL, London, UK; “How an Insecure Attachment Style affects Brain Activity during Mentalizing in Adolescents”.

Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Annual Meeting 2013; April 13 – 16, 2008; San Francisco, USA; “Sex-Differences during Humor Appreciation in Child-Sibling Pairs”.

Society for Affective Neuroscience (SANS) Annual Meeting 2013; April 12-13, 2013; San Francisco, USA; “Humor Appreciation in Children: The Influence of Temperament, Age and IQ”.

Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting 2012; October 13-17, 2012; New Orleans, USA; “Human Amygdala Response to Dynamic Facial Expressions of Positive and Negative Surprise”.

Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center of Affective Sciences; June 28, 2011; University of Geneva, Switzerland; “How the Human Amygdala processes Positive and Negative Surprised Faces: Is it all about Prediction Errors?”.

Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition; May 6-7, 2011; The Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL, London; “First insights into the neural correlates of avoidant attachment style in healthy adults”.

The Social Brain: Evolution, development, psychopathology and future directions; April 12-13, 2011; MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England; “Lateralized interactive encoding of valence and social content within the human amygdala”.

Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center of Affective Sciences; February 14, 2011; Geneva, Switzerland; “Lateralized Valence and Social Content Processing within the Human Amygdala”.

4th Annual Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS); October 29 – 21, 2010; Chicago, IL, United States of America; “Interactive Encoding of Emotional and Social Relevance within the Human Amygdala”.

Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM), January 10 – 14, 2010; Champéry, Switzerland; “The Influence of Adult Attachment Style on the Experience and Regulation of Social Emotions: a fMRI Study”.

Lemanic-Neurosciences Doctoral School Annual Meeting (LNAM), November 27, 2009; Morges, Switzerland; “The Influence of Adult Attachment Style on the Experience and Regulation of Social Emotions: a fMRI Study”.

Federation of European Neurosciences (FENS) Forum, July 12 – 16, 2008; Geneva, Switzerland; “Making friends or foes: neural correlates of social memory”.

Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Annual Meeting 2008; April 12 – 15, 2008; San Francisco, United States of America; “Human amygdala and striatum activation during social appraisal is modulated by attachment style”.

Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM), January 13 – 17, 2008; Champéry, Switzerland; “Memory for friends or foes: Neural correlates of implicit affective person knowledge in face perception”.

Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting (ABIM), January 14 – 19, 2007; Champéry, Switzerland; “How context significance can change perception of facial expressions and subsequent memory: a fMRI study”.

Lemanic-Neurosciences Doctoral School Annual Meeting (LNAM), September 8 – 9, 2006; Les Diablerets, Switzerland; “How context significance can change perception of facial expressions and subsequent memory: a fMRI study”.