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Social and Affective Neuroscience Labs Worldwide

North America

Europe

Social Neuroscience Lab
NYU (Social neuroscience at NYU)
David Amodio, PI

Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab
University of Pittsburgh
Cecile Ladouceur, PI

Social and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Sapienza University of Rome
Salvatore Maria Aglioti, PI

Section on Affective Neuroscience and Pain
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH
Lauren Atlas, PI

Neurocognition of Emotion and Motivation (NEM) Lab
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Sandra Langelag, PI

Autism Research Centre
University of Cambridge
Simon Baron-Cohen, PI

The A-Z Lab
University of Southern California
Lisa Aziz-Zadeh, PI

Developmental Cognitive Affective
Psychophysiology (DCAP) Lab

University of New Orleans
Connie Lamm, PI

Social Interaction Lab
Institute of Psychiatry London
Geoff Bird, PI

Implicit Social Cognition Lab
Harvard University
Mahzarin Banaji, PI

Laboratory of Cognition and Decision Making
Yale University
Daeyeol Lee, PI

bhismalab (Empathy, Emotions, Autism)
University of Reading, UK
Bhismadev Chakrabarti, PI

Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory
Northeastern University
Lisa Feldman Barrett, PI

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
UCLA
Matthew Lieberman, PI

Brain and Emotion Lab
Maastricht University
Beatrice de Gelder, PI

McGill Laboratory of Affiliation & Prosociality
McGill University
Jennifer Bartz, PI

Lim Lab for Affective Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics (L.L.ANN)
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Seung-Lark Lim, PI

Cognition and Language Research Lab (CoLab)
University of Padova
Roberto Dell'Acqua, Giovani Galfano, Francesca Peressotti, Claudio Mulatti, Paola Sessa, PIs

Stress, Cognition, and Affective Neuroscience
(SCAN) Laboratory

University of New Orleans
Elliott Beaton, PI

Carolina Affective Science Lab
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Kristen Lindquist, PI

Downing Lab
Bangor University
Paul Downing, PI

Mood, Personality, and CogniTion (MPACT) Lab
University of Central Florida
Jeffrey S. Bedwell, PI

Dynamic Learning Lab
City University of New York (Baruch College)
Jennifer Mangels, PI

Neuroeconomics Laboratory
Cognitive Neuroscience Centre, Bron, France
Jean-Claude Dreher, PI

Self-Regulation Lab
UT-Austin
Jennifer Beer, PI

Laboratory on Social & Affective Neuroscience
Georgetown University
Abigail Marsh, PI

Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research
University of Zurich
Ernst Fehr, Todd Hare, Christian Ruff, Klaas Enno Stephan, Philippe Tobler, PIs

Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab
University of Oregon
Elliot Berkman, PI

Emotion & Cognition Lab
USC
Mara Mather, PI

Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab
Institut de Cerveau et de la Moelle Epiniere
Nathalie George, Philippe Fossati,
Stephanie Dubal, PIs

Developmental Social and Cognitive
Neuroscience Lab

University of California, San Diego
Leslie Carver, PI

Exercise Psychology Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Edward McAuley, PI

Social Brain Lab
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Valeria Gazzola & Christian Keysers, PIs

International Cultural Neuroscience Consortium
International Cultural Neuroscience Consortium
Joan Chiao, PI

Laboratory for the Study of Automaticity,
Affect, Control & Thought
(AACT Lab)
University of Denver
Kateri McRae, PI

Gilead Lab
Ben-Burion University
Michael Gilead, PI

Computational Social Affective Neuroscience Lab
Dartmouth College
Luke Chang, PI

Mende-Siedlecki Lab
University of Delaware
Peter Mende-Siedlecki, PI

The Affective Neuroscience &
Psychology of Emotion Lab

Freie Universität Berlin
Hauke Heekeren, PI


Intergroup Neuroscience Laboratory
Harvard University
Mina Cikara, PI

Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab
Harvard University
Jason Mitchell, PI

Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Bern, Switzerland
Daria Knoch, PI

Virginia Affective Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Virginia
James Coan, PI

Fear, Anxiety and Biosocial Behavioral (FABB) Lab
Columbia University
Dean Mobbs, PI

Social Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Lübeck

Sören Krach
, Frieder M. Paulus, Laura Müller-Pinzler and Lena Rademacher, PIs

The Health and Human Performance Laboratory
Carnegie Mellon University
David Creswell, PI

Neuroscience of Emotion, Cognition & Psychopathology Laboratory
Stony Brook University
Aprajita Mohanty, PI

Cardiff Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience
Cardiff University
Andrew Lawrence, PI

Crockett Lab
Yale University
Molly Crockett, PI

Empathy & Social Connection Lab
University of Illinois at Chicago
Sylvia Morelli, PI

Biological and Cognitive Psychology
University of Bern
Janek Lobmaier, PI

Social Cognitive Science Lab
University of Toronto
William Cunningham, PI

Social Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Virginia
Jamie Morris, PI

Jesus College fMRI Lab
University of Cambridge
Michael Lombardo, PI

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
University of Chicago
Jean Decety, PI

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab
University of Nebraska- Lincoln
Maital Neta, PI

 The Somatosensory & Affective Neuroscience Group
Liverpool John Moores University
Francis McGlone, PI

The Delgado Lab
Rutgers University
Mauricio Delgado, PI

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Columbia University
Kevin Ochsner, PI

Centre de Recherche en Psychologie
Université de Picardie Jules Verne
Harold Mouras, PI

William & Mary Social Cognition Lab
College of William and Mary
Cheryl Dickter, PI

Clinical Neuroscience Lab
Vanderbilt University
Sohee Park, PI

Emotion Lab
Karolinska Institutet
Andreas Olsson, PI

Social, Cognitive, Personality, and Emotional
(SCOPE) Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Florin Dolcos, PI

Computational Social Neuroscience Lab
University of California, Los Angeles
Carolyn Parkinson, PI

Bicocca ERP Lab
University of Milan-Bicocca
Alice Mado Proverbio, PI

Social-Cognitive and Affective Development Lab
University of Florida
Natalie Ebner, PI

Clinical Neuropsychology and Simulation (CNS) Lab
University of North Texas
Thomas Parsons, PI

Personality, Motivation & Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Osnabrueck
Markus Quirin, PI

Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab
UCLA
Naomi Eisenberger, PI

Cognition, Affect, and Temperament Lab
Penn State University
Koraly Perez-Edgar, PI

Experimental Psychology and Affective
Neuroscience Lab

Radboud University Nijmegen
Karin Roelofs, PI

Communication Neuroscience Lab
University of Pennsylvania
Emily Falk, PI

Developmental Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Oregon
Jennifer Pfeifer, PI

Rutledge Lab
University College London
Robb Rutledge, PI

Social Cognitive & Neural Sciences Lab
Brown University
Oriel FeldmanHall, PI

Phelps Lab
New York University
Liz Phelps, PI

Neural Decision Science Lab
Radboud University Nijmegen
Alan Sanfey, PI

Social, Cognitive, Affective Neurodevelopment (SCAN) Group
San Diego State University
Inna Fishman, PI

Social Perception Lab
University of California, Santa Barbara
Kyle Ratner, PI

Person Perception Research Unit
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Stefan Schweinberger, Head

FiskeLab (Intergroup relations, social cognition,
and social neuroscience)
Princeton University
Susan Fiske, PI

Social Affective Neuroscience of Decisions (SAND) Lab
University of Southern California
Stephen Read, PI

Independent Max Planck Research Group Social Neuroscience
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Leonhard Schilbach, PI

Social Cognitive & Neural Sciences Lab
New York University
Jonathan Freeman, PI

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (CAN) Lab
Auburn University
Jennifer Robinson, PI

Emotion, Development & Brain Lab
Royal Holloway, University of London
Catherine Sebastian, PI

Research Group in Mind, Science, and Culture
Columbia College Chicago
Rami Gabriel & Stephen T. Asma, PIs

Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
York University
Shayna Rosenbaum, PI

Affective Brain Lab
University College London
Tali Sharot, PI

Clinical Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab
Yale University
Dylan Gee, PI

Motivated Cognition & Aging Brain Lab
Yale University
Gregory Samanez-Larkin, PI

Department of Social Neuroscience
Max Planck Institute
Tania Singer, PI

Inquiries in Affective Science Lab
Marquette University
Nakia Gordon, PI

NeuroEndocrinology of Social Ties (NEST) Lab
University of Southern California
Darby Saxbe, PI

Lab of Action and Body
Royal Holloway University of London, UK
Manos Tsakiris, PI

Moral Cognition Lab
Harvard University
Joshua Greene, PI

The Schiller Lab of Affective Neuroscience
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Daniela Schiller, PI

Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Frank Van Overwalle, PI

Stanford Psychophysiology Lab
Stanford University
James Gross, PI

Affective & Translational Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Maryland
Alex Shackman, PI

Brain, Emotion, and Cognition Laboratory
University of Reading
Carien van Reekum & Tom Johnstone, PIs

Positive Emotion & Psychopathology Lab
University of Colorado at Boulder
June Gruber, PI

Program in Cognitive Affective Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh
Greg Siegle, PI

Sheffield Cognition and Neuroimaging Laboratory
University of Sheffield
Peter W. R. Woodruff, PI

Aging, Culture, and Cognition Lab
Brandeis University
Angela Gutchess, PI

Developmental Affective Science Collective
Univerity of Pittsburgh
Jennifer Silk, PI

Asia & Australia

Human Experiences and Affective Development Lab
UC-Davis
Amanda Guyer, PI

Silvers Lab
UCLA
Jennifer Silvers, PI

Neurotherapy, Social Cognition & Affective Neuroscience (neuSCAN) Lab
University of Electronic Science & Technology of China
Ben Becker & Keith Kendrick, PIs

Gene-Brain-Social Behavior Laboratory
University of Georgia
Brian Haas, PI

Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab
Harvard University
Leah Somerville, PI

Culture and Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Peking University
Shihui Han, PI

CapLab
Stony Brook University
Greg Hajcak Proudfit, PI

Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory
Harvard University
Emily Stern & David Silbersweig, PIs

Social Emotive Neuroscience Lab
The University of New South Wales
Eddie Harmon-Jones, PI

Boundaries of Social Cognition Lab
Duke University
Lasana Harris, PI

Infancy Research Laboratory
City University of New York, Hunter College
Tricia Striano, PI

Lab of Social and Decision Neuroscience
Korea University
Hackjin Kim, PI

Heatherton Lab
Dartmouth College
Todd Heatherton, PI

Clinical Affective Neuroscience Laboratory
University of California, San Francisco
Virginia Sturm, PI

Social Affective Neuroscience Lab
Bejing Normal University
Chao Liu, PI

Holmes Laboratory
Yale University
Avram Holmes, PI

Social and Clinical Neuroscience Lab
Southern Methodist University
Benjamin Tabak, PI

 Social and Affective NeuroPharmacology (SANP) Lab
Bejing Normal University
Yina Ma, PI

Social Neuroscience and Psychopathology Lab
Harvard University
Christine I. Hooker, PI

Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab
Princeton University
Diana Tamir, PI

Monash University Social Neuroscience Lab
Monash University
Pascal Molenberghs, PI

Social Neuroscience Lab (SNLUCR)
UC Riverside
Brent Hughes, PI

Developmental Social Neuroscience Lab
UNC Chapel Hill
Eva Telzer, PI

Person Perception and Person Knowledge Lab
New York University Abu Dhabi
Susanne Quadflieg, PI

Toronto Decision Neuroscience Lab
University of Toronto
Cendri Hutcherson, PI

Social Cognition and Social Neuroscience Lab
Princeton University
Alex Todorov, PI

Decision Lab
National University of Singapore
Rongjun Yu

Toronto Laboratory for Social Neuroscience
University of Toronto
Michael Inzlicht, PI

Developmental Affective Neuroscience Laboratory
University of California, Los Angeles
Nim Tottenham, PI

South America

Social Developmental Neuroscience Lab
Stony Brook University
Johanna Jarcho, PI

Learning and Decision Making Lab
Rutgers University
Elizabeth Tricomi, PI

Social and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Mackenzie Presbyterian University
Paulo Sérgio Boggio, PI

Laboratory for Affective and Developmental Neuroscience
Simon Fraser University
Mario Liotti, PI

Brain Connectivity and Cognition Laboratory
University of Miami
Lucina Uddin, PI

Related Organizations

Cognition, Brain, & Autism Lab
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Rajesh Kana, PI

Social Perception and Evaluation Lab
NYU (Social neuroscience at NYU)
Jay Van Bavel, PI

Colorado Affective Sciences Laboratories (CASL)

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
Laboratory (CANLAB)

Boston College
Elizabeth Kensinger, PI

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab
University of Colorado at Boulder
Tor Wager, PI

European Affective and Social Neuroscience Society

Developmental Interoception & Social Cognition (DISC) Lab
Stanford University
Megan Klabunde, PI

Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab
Virginia Commonwealth University
Kirk Warren Brown, PI

Social neuroscience at NYU

Family & Child Neuroscience Lab
University of Denver
Pilyoung Kim, PI

Social Neurochemistry Lab
The Ohio State University
Baldwin Way, PI

Emotion Regulation of Others and Self
(EROS) group at the Institute of Work Psychology


Symbiotic Project on Affective
Neuroscience Lab

Stanford University
Brian Knutson, PI

Media Neuroscience Lab
University of California Santa Barbara
Rene Weber, PI

Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience


Clinical & Affective Neuroscience Lab
Yale University
Hedy Kober, PI

The Whalen Lab
Dartmouth College
Paul Whalen, PI



Neuroscience of Mind and Behavior Lab (NiMBLe)
University of Indiana
Anne Krendl, PI

Wheatley Lab
Dartmouth College
Thalia Wheatley, PI



Emotion and Self-Control Laboratory
University of Michigan
Ethan Kross, PI

Winkielman Lab
UCSD
Piotr Winkielman, PI



Social Cognition and Interaction: Functional Imaging (SCI:FI) Lab
George Mason University
Frank Krueger, PI


Stanford Social Neuroscience Laboratory
Stanford University
Jamil Zaki, PI



Emotion and Cognition Laboratory
Duke University
Kevin LaBar, PI