Sebastian Korb University of Essex
1 protocol

Emilio Chiappini
1 protocol

Giorgia Silani
  • Faculty, University of Vienna Vienna
Research focus
  • Neurobiology of social cognition and emotions, Reward processing
  • 1 Author merit


PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, Milano-Bicocca, 2006

Lab information

Clinical Social Neuroscience Unit.
Working on the neural foundations of social cognition, social emotions and social behavior both in neurotypical and neurodivergent individuals. We recently expanded our interests to the investigation of the neurochemical mechanisms behind social reward processing.


1 Protocol published
Anticipatory and Consummatory Responses to Touch and Food Rewards: A Protocol for Human Research
Authors:  Emilio Chiappini, Giorgia Silani and Sebastian Korb, date: 02/20/2022, view: 1073, Q&A: 0

Understanding the neural basis of reward processing is a major concern, as it holds the key to alleviating symptoms of addiction and poor mental health. However, this goal seems difficult to attain as long as research on reward processing cannot

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