Tania Singer

Human Social Behaviour

Year of Birth

1969

Nationality

DE

Field of Knowledge

Neuroscience

Tania Singer (born 1969) was a Director of the Department of Social Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany. Her research focuses on the developmental, neuronal, and hormonal mechanisms underlying human social behaviour and empathy. Singer’s Caring Economics: Conversations on Altruism and Compassion, Between Scientists, Economists, and the Dalai Lama was published in 2015. She is the daughter of the neuroscientist Wolf Singer. In her role as an institute director, she has been involved in a bullying scandal, in which she was accused of bullying and intimidating her employees. An internal investigation confirmed these accusations, resulting in the resignation of her position as a director.

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