Giorgia Silani, Privatdoz. PhD
T: +43-1-4277-47223
Cogoni, C., Carnaghi, A., & Silani, G. (2018). Reduced empathic responses for sexually objectified women: An fMRI investigation. Cortex: journal devoted to study of the nervous system and behavior, 99, 258-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2017.11.020
Silani, G., Hartmann, H., Hitz, H., Stepnicka, P., & Lengersdorff, L. (2017). Emotional Egocentric Bias in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Behavioral and Neurophysiological Evidence. Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(1).
Patil, I., Calò, M., Fornasier, F., Cushman, F., & Silani, G. (2017). The behavioral and neural basis of empathic blame. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 5200. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05299-9
Hartmann, H., Hitz, H., Stepnicka, P., Lengersdorff, L., & Silani, G. (2017). Emotional egocentricity bias during social pain in Autism-Spectrum-Disorder: Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence. Postersitzung präsentiert bei Salzburg Mind Brain Annual Meeting, Salzburg, Österreich.
Patil, I., Calò, M., Fornasier, F., Young, L., & Silani, G. (2017). Neuroanatomical correlates of forgiving unintentional harms. Scientific Reports, 7, [45967]. DOI: 10.1038/srep45967
Patil, I., Zanon, M., Novembre, G., Zangrando, N., Chittaro, L., & Silani, G. (2017). Neuroanatomical basis of concern-based altruism in virtual environment. Neuropsychologia. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.02.015
Coll, M-P., Viding, E., Rütgen, M., Silani, G., Lamm, C., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2017). Are we really measuring empathy? Proposal for a new measurement framework. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews , 83, 132-139. DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.10.009
Rütgen, M., Seidel, E-M., Silani, G., Riecansky, I., Hummer, A., Windischberger, C.,... Lamm, C. (2016). Multimethod evidence for shared representations between first-hand and vicarious experience of pain. Postersitzung präsentiert bei 6th Vienna Neuroscience Network Meeting & Vienna Doctoral School Cognition, Behaviour and Neuroscience CoBeNe Kick-Off, Wien, Österreich.
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 of London. Biological Sciences, 371(1686). DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0083
Riva, F., Triscoli, C., Lamm, C., Carnaghi, A., & Silani, G. (2016). Emotional egocentricity bias across the life-span. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8, [74]. DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00074
Patil, I., Melsbach, J., Hennig-Fast, K., & Silani, G. (2016). Divergent roles of autistic and alexithymic traits in utilitarian moral judgments in adults with autism. Scientific Reports, 6, [23637]. DOI: 10.1038/srep23637
Rütgen, M., Seidel, E-M., Silani, G., Riecansky, I., Hummer, A., Windischberger, C.,... 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 of the United States of America (PNAS), 112(41), E5638-E5646. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1511269112
Lamm, C., Silani, G., & Singer, T. (2015). Distinct neural networks underlying empathy for pleasant and unpleasant touch. Cortex: journal devoted to study of the nervous system and behavior, 70, 79-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2015.01.021
Bernhardt, B. C., Valk, S. L., Silani, G., Bird, G., Frith, U., & Singer, T. (2014). Selective disruption of sociocognitive structural brain networks in autism and alexithymia. Cerebral Cortex, 24(12), 3258-3267. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bht182
Zanon, M., Novembre, G., Zangrando, N., Chittaro, L., & Silani, G. (2014). Brain activity and prosocial behavior in a simulated life-threatening situation. NeuroImage, 98, 134-146. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.04.053
Patil, I., & Silani, G. (2014). Alexithymia increases moral acceptability of accidental harms. The Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 26(5), 597-614. DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2014.929137
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. DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.02.006
Novembre, G., Zanon, M., & Silani, G. (2014). Empathy for social exclusion involves the sensory-discriminative component of pain: a within-subject fMRI study. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(2), 153-164. DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsu038
Patil, I., Cogoni, C., Zangrando, N., Chittaro, L., & Silani, G. (2014). Affective basis of judgment-behavior discrepancy in virtual experiences of moral dilemmas. Social Neuroscience, 9(1), 94-107. DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2013.870091
Killy, K., Marin, M., Silani, G., & Leder, H. (2014). Emotion recognition of faces and music in Asperger Syndrome: A crossmodal priming study. Postersitzung präsentiert bei Seventh International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology, London, Großbritannien / Vereinigtes Königreich.
Patil, I., & Silani, G. (2014). Reduced empathic concern leads to utilitarian moral judgments in trait alexithymia. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 501. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00501
Seidel, E-M., Silani, G., Metzler, H., Thaler, H., Lamm, C., Gur, R. C.,... Derntl, B. (2013). The impact of social exclusion vs. inclusion on subjective and hormonal reactions in females and males. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 38(12), 2925–2932. DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.07.021
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. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1488-13.2013
Woollams, A. M., Silani, G., Okada, K., Patterson, K., & Price, C. J. (2011). Word or word-like? Dissociating orthographic typicality from lexicality in the left occipito-temporal cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(4), 992-1002. DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2010.21502
Hein, G., Silani, G., Preuschoff, K., Batson, C. D., & Singer, T. (2010). Neural responses to ingroup and outgroup members' suffering predict individual differences in costly helping. Neuron, 68(1), 149-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2010.09.003
Bird, G., Silani, G., Brindley, R., White, S., Frith, U., & Singer, T. (2010). Empathic brain responses in insula are modulated by levels of alexithymia but not autism. Brain: a journal of neurology, 133(5), 1515-1525. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awq060
Singer, T., Snozzi, R., Bird, G., Petrovic, P., Silani, G., Heinrichs, M., & Dolan, R. J. (2008). Effects of Oxytocin and Prosocial Behavior on Brain Responses to Direct and Vicariously Experienced Pain. Emotion, 8(6), 781-791. DOI: 10.1037/a0014195
Silani, G., Bird, G., Brindley, R., Singer, T., Frith, C., & Frith, U. (2008). Levels of emotional awareness and autism: An fMRI study. Social Neuroscience, 3(2), 97-112. DOI: 10.1080/17470910701577020
Berlingeri, M., Bottini, G., Basilico, S., Silani, G., Zanardi, G., Sberna, M.,... Paulesu, E. (2008). Anatomy of the episodic buffer: A voxel-based morphometry study in patients with dementia. Behavioural Neurology: an international journal on the relationship between disordered human behavior and underlying biological mechanisms, 19(1-2), 29-34. DOI: 10.1155/2008/828937
Bird, G., Catmur, C., Silani, G., Frith, C., & Frith, U. (2006). Attention does not modulate neural responses to social stimuli in autism spectrum disorders. NeuroImage, 31(4), 1614-1624. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2006.02.037
Silani, G., Frith, U., Demonet, J. F., Fazio, F., Perani, D., Price, C.,... Paulesu, E. (2005). Brain abnormalities underlying altered activation in dyslexia: A voxel based morphometry study. Brain: a journal of neurology, 128(10), 2453-2461. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awh579
Bottini, G., Pesenti, G., Savio, T., Silani, G., Deblieck, C., Boghi, A.,... Paulesu, E. (2005). Correlati anatomici delle funzioni linguistiche: Studio di RM funzionale in soggetti normali. Implicazioni per la valutazione pre-chirurgica della lateralizzazione del linguaggio. Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia. Bollettino, (129-130), 91-92.
Paulesu, E., Perani, D., Blasi, V., Silani, G., Borghese, N. A., De Giovanni, U.,... Fazio, F. (2003). A functional-anatomical model for lipreading. Journal of Neurophysiology, 90(3), 2005-2013. DOI: 10.1152/jn.00926.2002
Bisiach, E., Ricci, R., Silani, G., Cossa, F. M., & Crespi, M. G. (1999). Hypermnesia in unilateral neglect. Cortex: journal devoted to study of the nervous system and behavior, 35(5), 701-711.

Institut für Angewandte Psychologie: Gesundheit, Entwicklung und Förderung

Liebiggasse 5
1010 Wien
Zimmer: O3.47

T: +43-1-4277-47223
F: +43-1-4277-847223