Thomas Baumgartner
Senior researcher (Group leader)

Institution : University of Bern
Department : Department of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience
Research field : Social neuroscience
Discipline : I investigate the foundations of human emotional and social behavior using a multi-method and interdisciplinary approach combining theories, paradigms, and techniques from disciplines as varied as neuroscience (e.g., functional and structural MRI, TMS, co

NCCR position : Postdoc
NCCR PI : Prof. Dr. Ernst Fehr
NCCR most relevant publications
Baumgartner, T., Knoch, D., Hotz, P., Eisenegger, C., Fehr, E. (2011). Dorsolateral and ventromedial prefrontal cortex orchestrate normative choice. Nature Neuroscience, 14, 1468-1474
Baumgartner, T., Fischbacher, U., Feierabend, A., Lutz, K., & Fehr, E. (2009). The Neural Circuitry of a Broken Promise. Neuron, 64, 756-770.
Baumgartner, T., Heinrichs, M., Vonlanthen, A., Fischbacher, U. & Fehr, E. (2008). Oxytocin Shapes the Neural Circuitry of Trust and Trust Adaption in Humans. Neuron, 58, 639-650.