Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. rer. nat.

Claus Lamm

Claus Lamm

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2014

  • Institut für psychologische Grundlagenforschung und Forschungsmethoden, Universität Wien


Research Areas:

  • Psychology
  • Brain research
  • Social psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Neurobiology



Selected Memberships:

  • Society for Social Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society
  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Psychologie
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Neurowissenschaften
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Cognitive Science
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Selected Prizes:

  • Elisabeth Lutz-Preis der ÖAW
  • Förderpreis des Bundesministers für Wissenschaft und Verkehr
  • Theodor-Körner-Preis
  • Fellow of the Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth University
  • Fellow of the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY, USA

Selected Publications:

  • 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, Bd. 33 (39), S. 15466-15476.
  • 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, Bd. 54 (3), S. 2492-2502.
  • Singer, T.; Lamm, C. (2009) The social neuroscience of empathy. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Bd. 1156, S. 81-96.
  • 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, Bd. 19 (1), S. 42-58.