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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie

Dr. Laura Kaltwasser

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Name
Dr. Laura Kaltwasser
Status
wiss. Mitarb.
E-Mail
laura.kaltwasser (at) hu-berlin.de

Lebenslauf

Seit 2016

Postdoc an der Berlin School of Mind and Brain mit Einstein Visiting Fellow Prof. Vittorio Gallese

 

2012-2016

Promotion Biologische Psychologie, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Promotionsprojekt: „Influence of interpersonal abilities on social decisions and their physiological correlates”

Summa cum laude

Förderung durch die Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

 

2006-2012

Diplom in Psychologie, Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinDiplomarbeit: „The interplay of emotion and motivation in word recognition“

 

2010-2011

Forschungsaufenthalt und Studium an der University of California, Berkeley und Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute (Prof. Bob Knight)

Förderung durch den Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD)

 

2008-2010

Studentische Hilfskraft am Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin

Projekt: „Neuromodulation of lifespan cognition“

 

Forschungsinteressen

  • Sozio-kulturelle Identität und die Rolle des Selbst in der sozialen Interaktion (Intersubjektivität)
  • Funktion von Emotionen in der sozialen Interaktion
  • Wahrnehmung und Verarbeitung von Gesichtern und emotionalen Gesichtsausdrücken
  • Empathie
  • Einfluss von Belohnung auf Entscheidungen
  • Sozio-ökonomische Entscheidungen und soziale Präferenzen
  • Inter-individuelle Unterschiede und Persönlichkeit
  • EEG und fMRI
  • Peripherphysiologische Messmethoden

 

Publikationen

Kaltwasser, L., Ries, S., Sommer, W., Knight, R. T., & Willems, R. M. (2013). Independence of valence and reward in emotional word processing: electrophysiological evidence. Frontiers in psychology, 4, 168. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00168

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Recio, G., Wilhelm, O., & Sommer, W. (2014). Neurocognitive mechanisms of individual differences in face cognition: A replication and extension. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 14(2), 861-878. doi: 10.3758/s13415-013-0234-y

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Wilhelm, O., & Sommer, W. (2016). Behavioral and neuronal determinants of negative reciprocity in the ultimatum game. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 11(10), 1608-1617. doi:10.1093/scan/nsw069

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Wilhelm, O., & Sommer, W. (2016). On the relationship of emotional abilities and prosocial behavior. Evolution and Human Behavior. doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2016.10.011

Kaltwasser, L. (2016). Influence of interpersonal abilities on social decisions and their physiological correlates. Dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Kaltwasser, L., Moore, K., Weinreich, A., & Sommer, W. (2017). The influence of emotion type, social value orientation and processing focus on approach-avoidance tendencies to negative dynamic facial expressions. Motivation and Emotion, 41(4), 532-544.

Wilhelm, O., Kaltwasser, L., & Hildebrandt, A. (2017). Will the Real Factors of Prosociality Please Stand Up? A Comment on Böckler, Tusche, and Singer (2016). Social Psychological and Personality Science, 0(0), 1948550617707021. doi: 10.1177/1948550617707021

Kaltwasser, L., Mikac, U., Buško, V., & Hildebrandt, A. (2017). No robust association between static markers of testosterone and facets of socio-economic decision making. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 11, 250. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00250

Kaltwasser, L., Rost, N., Ardizzi, M., Calbi, M., Settembrino, L., Fingerhut, J., Pauen, M. & Gallese, V. (in preparation) Sharing the filmic experience - the physiology of socio-emotional processes in the cinema.

Kaltwasser, L., Palazova, M., Köster, M., Stürmer, B., & Gallese V. (in preparation). The self in face identity processing with fast periodic visual stimulation.

 

Conference contributions

Kaltwasser, L., Geller, S., Sommer, W., Wilhelm, O., & Hildebrandt, A. (2018, 17-21 Juli). Organisation des Symposiums Novel methods in the assessment of cooperation behavior und Vortrag zu On the relationship of endogenous peripheral oxytocin and prosociality in couples and parents bei dem European Congress on Personality Psychology (ECP) in Zadar, Kroatien.

Kaltwasser, L., Köster, M., Palazova, M., Stürmer, B., & Gallese, V. (2018, 1-5 Juli). The self in face identity processing with fast periodic visual stimulation. Poster bei der CuttingEEG Konferenz in Paris, Frankreich.

Kaltwasser, L., Ardizzi, M., Calbi, M., Settembrino, L., Fingerhut, M., Pauen, M., & Gallese, V. (2018, 14-15 Juni). Sharing the filmic experience – the physiology of socio-emotional processes in the cinema. Vortrag bei dem Symposium “Social Experiences of Film” am New Europe College in Bukarest, Rumänien.

Kaltwasser, L., Kurnoth, E., Ouyang, G., Dimigen, O., & Hildebrandt, A. (2017, 23-25 März). Emotion recognition in children with autism disorder and typically developing children. Vortrag bei dem International Congress of Psychological Science (ICPS), Wien.

Kaltwasser, L. (2016, 4-5 November). See my fear and be prosocial. Talk at the State of Emotion Festival in Kühlhaus, Berlin.

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Sommer, W., & Wilhelm, O. (2016, 18-22 September). Individual differences in negative reciprocity and neuronal correlates in the ultimatum game. Talk at the 50th Congress of “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie” (DGPs), Leipzig.

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Sommer, W., & Wilhelm, O. (2015, 27-31 July). Individual differences in negative reciprocity and neuronal correlates in the ultimatum game. Talk at the Conference of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID) in London, Ontario.

Kaltwasser, L. (2015, 11-15 March). Shared Cognition in the Bayesian Brain. Talk at a neurophilosophical workshop on Predictive Coding/Free Energy Account, Venice International University, San Servolo.

Kaltwasser, L. (2014, 25-27 May). Sentimentalism and free-will. Talk at the work-shop Free-Will: Philosophy Meets Neuroscience at Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv.

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Sommer, W., & Wilhelm, O. (2014, 1-3 April). Individual differences in prosociality and emotion recognition abilities. Talk at the work-shop on Biological underpinnings of cognitive abilities in health and diseases at Beijing Computational Science Research Center.

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Sommer, W., & Wilhelm, O. (2014, 26-28 March). On the Relationship of Emotional Abilities and Prosocial Behavior. Talk and organization of the symposium Psychophysiology and Pathology of Emotion Perception and Production at the Consortium of European Research on Emotion Conference 2014 in Berlin.

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., & Sommer, W. (2013, 23-25 September). Emotionsperzeption und prosoziales Verhalten. Talk at the „Arbeitstagung der Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik“ (DPPD) in Greifswald, Germany.

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Sommer, W., & Wilhelm, O. (2013, 3-5 August). On the Relationship of Emotional Abilities and Prosocial Behavior. Talk at the Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE) in Berkeley, CA.

Kaltwasser, L., Hildebrandt, A., Recio, G., Wilhelm, O. & Sommer, W. (2012, October 2-5). Brain-Behavior Relationships of Face Cognition. Talk at the workshop Biological Basis of Individual Differences in Human Social Communicative Abilities. Quantitative Experiments, Computational Methods and Modeling (Prof. Dr. Changsong Zhou and Prof. Dr. Werner Sommer), Centre for Nonlinear Studies at the Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University.