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SANS Affiliated Labs

Labs listed alphabetically, according to PI last name


North America

A.

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

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

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

B.

Implicit Social Cognition Lab
Harvard University
Mahzarin Banaji, PI

Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory
Northeastern University
Lisa Feldman Barrett, PI

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

Mechanisms of Disinhibition (MoD) Lab
Yale University
Arielle Baskin-Sommers, PI

Stress, Cognition, and Affective Neuroscience
(SCAN) Laboratory

University of New Orleans
Elliott Beaton, PI

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

Self-Regulation Lab
UT-Austin
Jennifer Beer, PI

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

C.

Developmental Social and Cognitive
Neuroscience Lab

University of California, San Diego
Leslie Carver, PI

Social Cognition Lab
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Brittany Cassidy, PI

Computational Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Oregon
Robert Chavez, PI

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

Computational Social Affective Neuroscience Lab
Dartmouth College
Luke Chang, PI

Intergroup Neuroscience Laboratory
Harvard University
Mina Cikara, PI

Impression Formation Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Delaware
Jasmin Cloutier & Jennifer Kubota, PIs

Virginia Affective Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Virginia
James Coan, PI

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

Crockett Lab
Yale University
Molly Crockett, PI

Social Cognitive Science Lab
University of Toronto
William Cunningham, PI

D.

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
University of Chicago
Jean Decety, PI

The Delgado Lab
Rutgers University
Mauricio Delgado, PI

Translational Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab (T-SCAN Lab)
Rice University
Bryan Denny, PI

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

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

E.

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

Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab
UCLA
Naomi Eisenberger, PI

F.

Communication Neuroscience Lab
University of Pennsylvania
Emily Falk, PI

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

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

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

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

G.

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

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

Neuropsychoimaging of Addition and Related Conditions (NARC) Research Program
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai
Rita Goldstein, PI

Inquiries in Affective Science Lab
Marquette University
Nakia Gordon, PI

Moral Cognition Lab
Harvard University
Joshua Greene, PI

Stanford Psychophysiology Lab
Stanford University
James Gross, PI

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

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

Teen Experiences, Emotions, and Neurodevelopment (TEEN) Lab
UC-Davis
Amanda Guyer, PI

H.

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

Social Learning and Choice Lab
University of Southern California
Leor Hackel, PI

CapLab
Stony Brook University
Greg Hajcak, PI

Prevention Neuroscience Laboratory 
University of Waterloo
Peter Hall, PI

Boundaries of Social Cognition Lab
Duke University
Lasana Harris, PI

Holmes Laboratory
Yale University
Avram Holmes, PI

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

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

Toronto Decision Neuroscience Lab
University of Toronto
Cendri Hutcherson, PI

I.

Social-Health & Affective Neuroscience Lab
University of Pittsburgh
Tristen Inagaki, PI

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

J.

Social Developmental Neuroscience Lab
Temple University
Johanna Jarcho, PI

K.

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

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
Laboratory (CANLAB)

Boston College
Elizabeth Kensinger, PI

Human Affective Neuroscience (HumAN) Lab
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Justin Kim, PI

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

Symbiotic Project on Affective
Neuroscience Lab

Stanford University
Brian Knutson, PI

Clinical & Affective Neuroscience Lab
Yale University
Hedy Kober, PI

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

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

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

Impression Formation Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Delaware
Jennifer Kubota & Jasmin Cloutier, PIs

L.

Emotion and Cognition Laboratory
Duke University
Kevin LaBar, PI

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

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

Developmental Cognitive Affective
Psychophysiology (DCAP) Lab

University of New Orleans
Connie Lamm, PI

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

Affective Neurodynamics and Development Lab (AND Lab)
Virginia Tech
 Tae-Ho Lee, PI

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
UCLA
Matthew Lieberman, PI

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

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

Regulation of Everyday Affect, Craving, and Health (REACH) Lab
Bard College
Richard Lopez, PI

Social and Cultural Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Miami
Elizabeth Losin, PI

M.

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

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

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

Emotion & Cognition Lab
USC
Mara Mather, PI

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

Laboratory for the Study of Automaticity,
Affect, Control & Thought (AACT Lab) 

University of Denver
Kateri McRae, PI

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

Social and Media Neuroscience Lab
Michigan State University
Dar Meshi, PI

Dartmouth Social Neuroscience Lab
Dartmouth College
Megan Meyer, PI

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

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

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

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

Social Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Virginia
Jamie Morris, PI

Social Neuroscience & Health Lab
UNC Chapel Hill
Keely Muscatell, PI

N.

Nash Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Alberta
Kyle Nash, PI

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

O.

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Columbia University
Kevin Ochsner, PI

P.

Clinical Neuroscience Lab
Vanderbilt University
Sohee Park, PI

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

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

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

Developmental Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Oregon
Jennifer Pfeifer, PI

Phelps Lab
New York University
Liz Phelps, PI

Q-R.

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

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

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

Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
York University
Shayna Rosenbaum, PI

S.

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

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

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

Neuroscience of Messages Lab
Michigan State University
Ralf Schmaelzle and Allison Eden, PIs

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

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

Developmental Affective Science Collective
Univerity of Pittsburgh
Jennifer Silk, PI

Social Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab
UCLA
Jennifer Silvers, PI

Neuroeconomics Lab
Temple University
David Smith, PI

Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab
Harvard University
Leah Somerville, PI

Social Computational Neuroscience Lab
Adelphi University
Damian Stanley, PI

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

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

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

T.

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

Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab
Princeton University
Diana Tamir, PI

Developmental Social Neuroscience Lab
UNC Chapel Hill
Eva Telzer, PI

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

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

Learning and Decision Making Lab
Rutgers University
Elizabeth Tricomi, PI

U.

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

V.

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

W.

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

Wagner Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
The Ohio State University
Dylan Wagner, PI

Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience of Aging (CANA) Lab
St. Louis University
Jill Waring, PI

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

Social Neurochemistry Lab
The Ohio State University
Baldwin Way, PI

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

Wheatley Lab
Dartmouth College
Thalia Wheatley, PI

Winkielman Lab
UCSD
Piotr Winkielman, PI

X-Z.

Stanford Social Neuroscience Laboratory 
Stanford University
Jamil Zaki, PI



Europe & the Middle East

A.

Motivation and Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Oxford
Matthew Apps, PI

B.

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

Social Interaction Lab
Institute of Psychiatry London
Geoff Bird, PI

C.

The Social Decision Lab
University of Sussex
Dan Campbell-Meiklejohn, PI

Brain, Affect and Cognition Group
Autonomous University of Madrid
Luis Carretie, PI

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

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

D.

Brain and Emotion Lab
Maastricht University
Beatrice de Gelder, PI

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

Downing Lab
Bangor University
Paul Downing, PI

E.

Affective Neuroeconomics Lab
Amsterdam Brain and Cognition
Tinbergen Institute
Jan Engelmann, PI

F.

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

G.

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

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

Gilead Lab
Ben-Burion University
Michael Gilead, PI

Clinical and Affective Neuroscience Lab
University of Trento
Alessando Grecucci, PI

H.

The Affective Neuroscience &
Psychology of Emotion Lab

Freie Universität Berlin
Hauke Heekeren, PI

I-K.

Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
Technische Universität Dresden
Philipp Kanske, PI

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

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

Social Neuroscience Laboratory
University of Lübeck
Sören Krach, Frieder M. Paulus, Laura Müller-Pinzler and Lena Rademacher, PIs

L.

Cardiff Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience
Cardiff University
Andrew Lawrence, PI

Biological and Cognitive Psychology
University of Bern
Janek Lobmaier, PI

Jesus College fMRI Lab
University of Cambridge
Michael Lombardo, PI

M.

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

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

N-O.

Emotion Lab
Karolinska Institutet
Andreas Olsson, PI

P.

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

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Hebrew University
Anat Perry, PI

Biomedical Neuroscience Lab
Kings College London
Diana Prata, PI

Q.

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

R.

Experimental Psychology and Affective
Neuroscience Lab

Radboud University Nijmegen
Karin Roelofs, PI

Rutledge Lab
University College London
Robb Rutledge, PI

S.

Neural Decision Science Lab
Radboud University Nijmegen
Alan Sanfey, PI

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

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

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

Affective Brain Lab
University College London
Tali Sharot, PI

Department of Social Neuroscience
Max Planck Institute
Tania Singer, PI

T.

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

U-V.

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

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

W-Z.

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

South America

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

Asia & Australia

A-B.

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

C.

Decision Neuroscience & Cognitive Engineering (DNCE) Lab
Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology
Dongil Chung, PI

D-H.

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

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

I-K.

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

Social, Affective and Positive Neuroscience Lab
Shaanxi Normal University
Feng Kong, PI

L.

Social Affective Neuroscience Lab
Bejing Normal University
Chao Liu, PI

The Synergy Lab
Yale-NUS College
Jean Liu, PI

Socio-Cultural and Affective Neuroscience Lab
Sun Yat-Sen University
Siyang Luo, PI

M.

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

Molenberghs Social Neuroscience Lab
University of Melbourne
Pascal Molenberghs, PI

N-Q.

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

R-W.

Social & Affective NeuroDevelopment Lab
University of Melbourne
Sarah White, PI

X.

Neural Basis of Innate Behaviors
Institution of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiao-Hong Xu, PI

Y-Z.

Decision Lab
National University of Singapore
Rongjun Yu, PI

The Laboratory of Affect Cognition and Regulation (ACRLab)
Southwest University
Jiajin Yuan

Related Organizations

Colorado Affective Sciences Laboratories (CASL)

European Affective and Social Neuroscience Society

Social neuroscience at NYU

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

Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience