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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS & BOOK CHAPTERS

Preprints / Registered Reports / Under Review:

Puhlmann, L.*; Vrtička, P.*; Linz, R.; Stalder, T.; Kirschbaum, C.; Engert, V.; Singer, T. (under review)Differential beneficiary effects of contemplative mental training on hair cortisol concentration and self-reported chronic stress: A randomized clinical trial.

van Assche, M., Simioni, S., Vrtička, P., Sander, D., Schluep, M., Vuilleumier, P. (under review). Neuroimaging of emotional dysregulation in multiple sclerosis: relationship with alexithymia

White, L. O., Bornemann, B., Crowley, M. J., Sticca, F., Vrtička, P., Stadelmann, S., Klein, A. M., & von Klitzing, K. (under review). The heart of the internal working model: Children with more positive mother representations show greater heart rate deceleration during peer exclusion.

Miller, J., Shrestha, S., Reiss, A. L., Vrtička, P. (under review). Neural Bases of Social Feedback Processing and Self-Other Distinction in Late Childhood: The Role of Attachment and Age.

Nguyen, T., Kayhan, E., Schleihauf, H., Matthes, D., Vrtička, P., Hoehl, S. (under review). The effects of interaction quality on neural synchrony during mother-child problem solving

Long, M., Verbeke, W., Ein-Dor, T., Vrtička, P. (under review). A Functional Neuro-Anatomical Framework of Human Attachment: Insights from First- and Second-Person Social Neuroscience


Accepted / In Press / Published:

2019

Puhlmann, L., Valk, S., Engert, V., Bernhardt, B., Lin, J., Epel, E., Vrtička, P.*, Singer, T*. (2019).   Association of Short-term Change in Leukocyte Telomere Length With Cortical Thickness and Outcomes of Mental Training Among Healthy Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial.JAMA Network Open. Sep 4;2(9):e199687. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.9687. (*=these authors share senior authorship). OPEN ACCESS  [link]

Puhlmann, L. M. C., Linz, R., Valk, S. M., Vrtička, P., der Wael, R. V., Bernasconi, A., Bernasconi, N., Caldairou, B., Papassotiriou, I., Chrousos, G. P., Bernhardt, B. C., Singer, T., Engert, V. (Stage 1 accepted August 22, 2019). The association between hippocampal structure and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in healthy adults: a registered reportNeuroImage (Special Issue on “Registered Reports in Neuroimaging“). REGISTERED REPORT [link to OSF page]

Miller, J.*, Vrtička, P.*, Cui, X., Shrestha, S., Hosseini, H., Baker, J., Reiss A. (2019; available online December 21st 2018).  Inter-brain synchrony in mother-child dyads during cooperation: An fNIRS hyperscanning study. Neuropsychologia, Volume 124, 18 February 2019, Pages 117-124. (*= these authors share first authorship). [link / supplement]

Dubourg, L., Vrtička, P., Pouillard, V., Eliez, S., Schneider, M. (2019; published online July 15). Divergent default mode network connectivity during social perception in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 291, pp. 9-17. [link]

Przyrembel, M.*, Vrtička, P.*, Engert, V., & Singer, T. (2019). Loving-Kindness-Meditation – A Queen of Hearts? A Physio-Phenomenological Investigation on the Variety of Experience. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 26, 7-8, pp. 95-129. (*= these authors share first authorship). [link]

Burra, N., Massait, S., Vrtička, P. (2019). Differential impact of trait, social, and attachment anxiety on the stare-in-the-crowd effect. Scientific Reports, Volume 9, Article number: 1797. OPEN ACCESS  [link]

Puhlmann, L. M. C., Engert, V., Apostolakou, F., Papassotiriou, I., Chrousos, G., Vrtička, P.*, Singer, T.* (accepted, November 7th 2019). Healthy adults show no change in chronic inflammation after contemplative mental training: A randomized clinical trial. Scientific Reports. OPEN ACCESS  (*= these authors share senior authorship)

2018

•Schacht, A., Vrtička, P. (2018). Spatio-Temporal Pattern of Appraising Social and Emotional Relevance: Evidence from Event-Related Brain Potentials. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 18:6, pp. 1172-1187. DOI: 10.3758/s13415-018-0629-x. OPEN ACCESS [link]

•Ein-Dor, T., Verbeke, W.J.M.I., Mokry, M., Vrtička, P. (2018; first published online March 7). Epigenetic Modification of the Oxytocin and Glucocorticoid Receptor Genes is linked to Attachment Avoidance in young Adults. Attachment & Human Development. DOI: 10.1080/14616734.2018.1446451. OPEN ACCESS [link]

•Dubourg, L., Vrtička, P., Debbane, M., Chambaz, L., Eliez, S., Schneider, M. (2018; first published online March 26). Neural correlates of socio-emotional perception in 22q11.2 deletion syndromeJournal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 10:13. DOI: 10.1186/s11689-018-9232-2. OPEN ACCESS [link]

•Lumma, A.-L., Valk, S., Böckler-Raettig, A., Vrtička, P., Singer, T. (2018; published online March 13).  Change in Emotional Self-Concept following Socio-Cognitive Training relates to Structural Plasticity of the Prefrontal Cortex. Brain and Behavior, 2018;e00940. DOI: 10.1002/brb3.940. OPEN ACCESS [link]

2017

Vrtička, P., Favre, P., & Singer, T. (2017). Compassion and the brain. In: Compassion: Concepts, Research and Applications. Editor: Paul Gilbert. Routledge; 1st edition. [link]

Vrtička, P. (2017; first published online 04 November 2017).  The Social Neuroscience of Attachment. In: Neuroscience and Social Science: The missing Link, pp. 95-119. Editors: Agustín Ibáñez, Lucas Sedeño, and Adolfo M. García. Springer International Publishing. [link]

•Lumma, A.-L., Böckler-Raettig, A., Vrtička, P., Singer, T. (published online March 5, 2017). Who am I? Differential Effects of Three Contemplative Mental Trainings on Emotional Word Use in Self-Descriptions. Self and Identity, 16(5), 607-628. OPEN ACCESS [link]

•Debbane, M., Badoud, D., Sander, D., Eliez, S., Luyten, P., & Vrtička, P. (2017; published online February 6).  Brain activity underlying negative self-and other-perception in adolescents: The role of attachment-derived self-representations. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 17(3), 554-576. doi:10.3758/s13415-017-0497-9. OPEN ACCESS [link]

2016

•Baker, J., Liu, N., Cui, X., Vrtička, P., Saggar, M., Hosseini, H., Reiss, AL. (2016). Sex differences in neural and behavioral signatures of cooperation revealed by fNIRS hyperscanningScientific Reports 6 (Article n° 26492), doi: 10.1038/srep26492. OPEN ACCESS [link]

•Saggar, M.*, Vrtička, P.*, Reiss, AL. (2016; Available online November 2, 2015). Understanding the influence of personality on dynamic social gesture processing: an fMRI studyNeuropsychologia, Jan 8;80:71-8.
doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.10.039. (*= equal contributors) [pdf]

2014

Vrtička, P., Sander, D., Anderson, B., Badoud, D., Eliez, S., Debbane, M. (2014; Available online July 23, 2014). Social Feedback Processing from Early to Late Adolescence: Influence of Sex, Age, and Attachment Style. Brain and Behavior 4(5):703-720. OPEN ACCESS [link]

•Debbane, M., Vrtička, P., Lazouret, M., Badoud, D., Sander, D., Eliez, S. (2014).  Self-reflection and positive schizotypy in the adolescent brain. Schizophrenia Research, Jan;152(1):65-72. [link]

Vrtička, P., Lordier, L., Bediou, B., Sander, D. (2014; Available online November 11, 2013). Human amygdala response to dynamic facial expressions of positive and negative surprise. Emotion 14(1):161-9. [pdf]

2013

Vrtička, P.*, Black, J.*, Reiss, A. (2013). The neural basis of humour processing. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 14, 860-868. (*= equal contributors). [link]

Vrtička, P., Simioni, S., Fornari, E., Schluep, M., Vuilleumier, P., & Sander, D. (2013). Neural Substrates of Social Emotion Regulation: A fMRI study on Imitation and Expressive Suppression to Dynamic Facial Signals. Frontiers in Psychology – Emotion Science, 4:95. OPEN ACCESS [link]

Vrtička, P., Neely, M., Walter-Shelly, E., Black, J., Reiss, A. (2013).   Sex-differences during Humor Appreciation in Child-Sibling Pairs. Social Neuroscience, 8(4), 291-304. [link]

Vrtička, P., Black, J., Neely, M., Walter-Shelly, E., Reiss, A. (2013). Humor Processing in Children: Influence of Temperament, Age and IQ. Neuropsychologia, 51(13):2799-2811. [pdf]

Vrtička, P., Sander, D., & Vuilleumier, P. (2013). Lateralized Interactive Social Content and Valence Processing within the Human Amygdala. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6:358. OPEN ACCESS [link]

2012

Vrtička, P. (2012). Interpersonal Closeness and Social Reward Processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(37):12649-12650. [pdf]

Vrtička, P., Sander, D., & Vuilleumier, P. (2012).  The Influence of Adult Attachment Style on the Perception of Social and Nonsocial Emotional Scenes. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 29(4), 530-544. [pdf]

Vrtička, P., Bondolfi, G., Sander, D., & Vuilleumier, P. (2012).  The Neural Substrates of Social Emotion Perception and Regulation are modulated by Adult Attachment Style. Social Neuroscience, 7(5):473-93. [pdf]

Vrtička, P., Vuilleumier, P. (2012; Review).   Neuroscience of Human Social Interactions and Adult Attachment Style. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6:212.OPEN ACCESS [link]

2011

Vrtička, P., Sander, D., & Vuilleumier, P. (2011).  Effects of Emotion Regulation Strategy on Brain Responses to the Valence and Social Content of Visual Scenes. Neuropsychologia, 49(5), 1067-1082. [pdf]

 

2009

Vrtička, P., Andersson, F., Sander, D., & Vuilleumier, P. (2009).  Memory for friends and foes: The social context of past encounters with faces modulates their subsequent neural traces in the brain. Social Neuroscience, 4(5), 384-401. [pdf]

 

2008

Vrtička, P., Andersson, F., Grandjean, D., Sander, D., & Vuilleumier, P. (2008).  Individual attachment style modulates human amygdala and striatum activation during social appraisal. PLoS ONE, 3(8), 1-11. OPEN ACCESS [link]

•Buchmann, A., Mondadori, C. R., Hänggi, J., Aerni, A., Vrtička, P., Luechinger, R., Boesiger, P., Hock, C., Nitsch, R. M., de Quervain, D. J., Papassotiropoulos, A., & Henke, K. (2008).  Prion protein M129V polymorphism affects retrieval-related brain activity. Neuropsychologia, 46(9), 2389-402. [pdf]


MONOGRAPHIES

Vrtička, P. Social neuroscience of emotion perception and regulation: the influence of context and individual differences. Doctoral Thesis. University of Geneva, 2009 – Neur. 43 – 2009/12/01. OPEN ACCESS [link]

Vrtička, P. Doxycycline as an anti-apoptotic substance in two in vitro models of alzheimer’s disease. Master Thesis. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Switzerland, and Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.


MASS MEDIA PUBLICATIONS

Vrtička, P. Stigmata: Their Origin, Purpose, and Power. In: Afterwards. Contemporary Photography confronting the Past. By Nathalie Herschdorfer. Thames and Hudson, London. September 2011. ISBN 9780500543986. [Website].

Vrtička, P. Frank Schramm – Image N° 25: Emotion Regulation. Publication accompanying the exhibitionFrank Schramm – Stand ups, reporting live from ground zero“. Musée de l’Elyseée, Lausanne, Switzerland. 13.09.-20.11.2011.