Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft

Team Prof. Dr. Daria Knoch (Ordinaria, chair)

Dr. Lorena Gianotti

Telefon
+41 31 631 40 43
E-Mail
lorena.gianotti@psy.unibe.ch
Büro
A 341
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Institut für Psychologie
Abteilung Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft
Fabrikstrasse 8
3012 Bern / Schweiz
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Herausgeberschaften

Michel, C. M., Koenig, T., Brandeis, D., Gianotti, L R R., & Wackermann, J. (Ed.). (2009). Electrical Neuroimaging. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Zeitschriftenaufsätze

Pedroni, A., Gianotti, L.R.R., Koenig, T. Lehmann, D., Faber, P., Knoch. D. (2016). Temporal characteristics of EEG Microstates mediate trial-by-trial risk taking. Brain Topography. Link to article.  
Schiller, B.*, Gianotti, L.R.R*, Baumgartner, T., Nash K., Koenig, T. & Knoch, D. (2016). Clocking the social mind by identifying mental processes in the IAT with electrical neuroimaging. PNAS, 113 (10), 2786-2791.(*shared first co-authorship). Link to article.
Friese*, M., Gianotti*, L.R.R, Knoch, D. (2016). The Association Between Implicit Alcohol Attitudes and Drinking Behavior is Moderated by Baseline Activation in the Lateral Prefrontal Cortex. Health Psychology, 35 (8), 837-841. (*equal first authorship). http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hea0000179
Nash, K., Gianotti, L.R.R., Knoch, D. (2015). A neural trait approach to exploring individual differences in social preferences. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 87-96.
Faber, P.L, Lehmann, D., Gianotti, L.R.R., Milz, P., Pascual-Marqui, R.D., Held, M., Kochi, K. (2015). Zazen meditation and no-task resting EEG compared with LORETA intracortical source localization. Cognitive Processing, 16, 87-96.
Baumgartner*, T., Schiller*, B., Rieskamp, J., Gianotti, L., & Knoch, D. (2014). Diminishing parochialism in intergroup conflict by disrupting the right temporo-parietal junction. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9, 653-660. (*equal first authorship).
Baumgartner, T., Gianotti, L R., & Knoch, D. (2013). Who is honest and why: baseline activation in anterior insula predicts inter-individual differences in deceptive behavior. Biological Psychology, 94, 192-197.
Nash, K., Schiller, B., Gianotti, L R., Baumgartner, T., & Knoch, D. (2013). Electrophysiological Indices of Response Inhibition in a Go/NoGo Task Predict Self-Control in a Social Context. PloS one, 8, e79462.
Schiller*, B., Gianotti*, L R R., Nash, K., & Knoch, D. (2014). Individual Differences in Inhibitory Control--Relationship Between Baseline Activation in Lateral PFC and an Electrophysiological Index of Response Inhibition. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 2430-2435. (*equal first autorship).
Gianotti, L., Figner, B., Ebstein, R., & Knoch, D. (2012). Why some people discount more than others: baseline activation in the dorsal PFC mediates the link between COMT genotype and impatient choice. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 6, 54.
Schlegel, F., Lehmann, D., Faber, P L., Milz, P., & Gianotti, L R R. (2012). EEG Microstates During Resting Represent Personality Differences. Brain Topography, 25, 20-26.
Langer, N., Pedroni, A., Gianotti, L R R., Hänggi, J., Knoch, D., & Jäncke, L. (2012). Functional brain network efficiency predicts intelligence. Human Brain Mapping, 33, 1393–1406.
Knoch*, D., Gianotti*, L., & Baumgartner, T. & Fehr, E. (2010). A neural marker of costly punishment behavior. Psychological Science, 21, 337-342. (*equal first autorship).
Eisenegger*, C., Knoch*, D., Ebstein, R., Gianotti, L., Sándor, P., & Fehr, E. (2010). Dopamine Receptor D4 Polymorphism Predicts the Effect of L-DOPA on Gambling Behavior. Biological Psychiatry, 67, 702-706. (*equal first autorship).
Gianotti*, L., Knoch*, D., Faber, P., Lehmann, D., Pascual-Marqui, R., Diezi, C., Schoch, C., Eisenegger, C., & Fehr, E. (2009). Tonic activity level in the right prefrontal cortex predicts individuals' risk taking. Psychological Science, 20, 33-38. (*equal first autorship).
Tei, S., Faber, P L., Lehmann, D., Tsujiuchi, T., Kumano, H., Pascual-Marqui, R D., Gianotti, L R R., & Kochi, K. (2009). Meditators and non-meditators: EEG source imaging during resting. Brain Topography, 22, 158-165.
Gianotti, L R R., Faber, P L., Schuler, M., Pascual-Marqui, R D., Kochi, K., & Lehmann, D. (2008). First valence, then arousal: the temporal dynamics of brain electric activity evoked by emotional stimuli. Brain Topography, 20, 143-156.
Gianotti, L R R., Künig, G., Faber, P L., Lehmann, D., Pascual-Marqui, R D., Kochi, K., & Schreiter-Gasser, U. (2008). Rivastigmine effects on EEG spectra and three-dimensional LORETA functional imaging in Alzheimer's disease. Psychopharmacology, 198, 323-332.
Gianotti, L., Faber, P., Pascual-Marqui, R., Kochi, K., & Lehmann, D. (2007). Processing of positive versus negative emotional words is incorporated in anterior versus posterior brain areas: an ERP microstate LORETA study. Chaos and Complexity Letter, 2, 189-211.
Gianotti, L R R., Künig, G., Lehmann, D., Faber, P L., Pascual-Marqui, R D., Kochi, K., & Schreiter-Gasser, U. (2007). Correlation between disease severity and brain electric LORETA tomography in Alzheimer's disease. Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 186-196.
Katayama, H., Gianotti, L R R., Isotani, T., Faber, P L., Sasada, K., Kinoshita, T., & Lehmann, D. (2007). Classes of multichannel EEG microstates in light and deep hypnotic conditions. Brain Topography, 20, 7-14.
Knoch, D., Gianotti, L., Pascual-Leone, A., Treyer, V., Regard, M., Hohmann, M., & Brugger, P. (2006). Disruption of right prefrontal cortex by low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation induces risk-taking behavior. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 6469-6472.
Lehmann, D., Faber, P L., Gianotti, L R R., Kochi, K., & Pascual-Marqui, R D. (2006). Coherence and phase locking in the scalp EEG and between LORETA model sources, and microstates as putative mechanisms of brain temporo-spatial functional organization. Journal of Physiology, Paris, 99, 29-36.
Knoch, D., Gianotti, L., Mohr, C., & Brugger, P. (2005). Synesthesia: when colors count. Brain Research, 25, 372-374.
Brugger, P., Knoch, D., Mohr, C., & Gianotti, L. (2004). Is digit-color synaesthesia strictly unidirectional? Preliminary evidence for an implicitly colored number space in three synaesthetes. Acta Neuropsychologica, 2, 252-258.
Strelets, V., Faber, P L., Golikova, J., Novototsky-Vlasov, V., Koenig, T., Gianotti, L R R., Gruzelier, J H., & Lehmann, D. (2003). Chronic schizophrenics with positive symptomatology have shortened EEG microstate durations. Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, 114, 2043-2051.
Gianotti, L R., Mohr, C., Pizzagalli, D., Lehmann, D., & Brugger, P. (2001). Associative processing and paranormal belief. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 55, 595-603.
Lehmann, D., Faber, P L., Achermann, P., Jeanmonod, D., Gianotti, L R., & Pizzagalli, D. (2001). Brain sources of EEG gamma frequency during volitionally meditation-induced, altered states of consciousness, and experience of the self. Psychiatry Research, 108, 111-121.
Lehmann, D., Faber, P., Gianotti, L., & Isotani, T. (2001). Source locations of EEG frequency bands during hypnotic arm levitation: a pilot study. Contemporary Hypnosis, 18, 120-127.
Mohr, C., Graves, R E., Gianotti, L R., Pizzagalli, D., & Brugger, P. (2001). Loose but normal: a semantic association study. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 30, 475-483.
Pizzagalli, D., Lehmann, D., Gianotti, L., Koenig, T., Tanaka, H., Wackermann, J., & Brugger, P. (2000). Brain Electric Correlates of Extreme Attitudes towards Paranormal Phenomena: Intracerebral EEG Source and Regional Omega Complexity Analyses. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 100, 139-154.

Aufsätze in Sammelbänden

Koukkou, M., & Gianotti, L. (2004). Die Plastizitaet der Hirnfunktionen und die Genese des intrapsychischen Konflikts. In Giampieri-Deutsch, P. (Eds.), Psychoanalyse im Dialog der Wissenschaften. Band 2: Anglo-amerikanische Perspektiven (pp. 248-294). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.
Gianotti, L., Faber, P., & Lehmann, D. (2002). EEG source locations after guessed random events in believers and skeptics of paranormal phenomena. In Yamazaki, K., & Hirata, K. (Eds.), Recent Advances in Human Brain Mapping (pp. 439-442). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Education and Degrees

2003
Dr. phil. [Ph.D.] Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1998
Diploma [M.S.] in Clinical Psychology, Neurophysiology, Psychopathology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Academic Positions

2014 - present
Senior research scientist at the Department of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience, Institute of Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
2009 - 2014
Senior research scientist at the Social and Affective Neuroscience, Dept. of Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland
2005-2009
Acting coordinator and senior research scientist at the KEY Institute for Brain-Mind Research, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2003-2005
Scientific researcher (Post-Doc) at the KEY Institute for Brain-Mind Research, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2000-2005
Research assistant, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1999
Visiting Fellow, Dept. of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
1998-2003
Doctoral student, University Hospital of Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1994-1997
Clinical assistant, Schlaflabor Fluntern, Zurich, Switzerland