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  • Selection of 10 most important papers to date:

  1. Rütgen, M., Seidel, E.M., Silani, G., Riecansky, I., Hummer, A., Windischberger, C., Petrovic, P., & Lamm, C.(2015). Placebo analgesia and its opioidergic regulation suggest that empathy for pain is grounded in self pain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA112(41),E5638-E5646. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1511269112
  2. Rütgen, M., Seidel, E.M., Riecansky, I., & Lamm, C.(2015). Reduction of empathy for pain by placebo analgesia suggests functional equivalence of empathy and first-hand emotion experience. Journal of Neuroscience5(23):8938–8947. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3936-14.2015
  3. Adriaense, J. E. C., Martin, J., Schiestl, M., Lamm, C., & Bugnyar, T. (2019). Negative emotional contagion and cognitive bias in common ravens (Corvus corax) . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(23), 11547-11552. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1817066116
  4. Silani*, G., Lamm*, C., Ruff, C.C., & Singer, T. (2013). Right supramarginal gyrus is crucial to overcome emotional egocentricity bias in social judgments. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(39), 15466-15476. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1488-13.2013
  5. Lamm, C., Decety, J., & Singer, T. (2011). Meta-analytic evidence for common and distinct neural networks associated with directly experienced pain and empathy for pain. NeuroImage, 54(3), 2492-502. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.10.014
  6. Lamm, C.,Batson, C.D., & Decety, J. (2007). The neural substrate of human empathy: Effects of perspective-taking and cognitive appraisal. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19(1), 42-58. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn.2007.19.1.42
  7. Decety, J., & Lamm, C.(2007). The role of the right temporoparietal junction in social interaction: How low-level computational processes contribute to meta-cognition. The Neuroscientist, 13(6), 580-593. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073858407304654
  8. Tomova, L., von Dawans, B., Heinrichs, M., Silani, G., & Lamm, C. (2014). Is stress affecting our ability to tune into others? Evidence for gender differences in the effects of stress on self-other distinction. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 43, 95—104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.02.006
  9. Lamm, C., Bukowski, H., & Silani, G. (2016). From shared to distinct self–other representations in empathy: evidence from neurotypical function and socio-cognitive disorders. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 371, 20150083. http://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0083
  10. Majdandžić, J., Amashaufer S., Hummer, A., Windischberger, C., & Lamm, C.(2016). The selfless mind: How prefrontal involvement in mentalizing with similar and dissimilar others shapes empathy and prosocial behavior. Cognition, 157, 24-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2016.08.003