Research Topics

  • Decision-making
  • Consume behavior
  • Brain-body interaction
  • Nutrition Neuroscience
  • Social Neuroscience
  • Reward Processing

Selected Publications

Fröhlich, E., Madipakkam, A. R., Craffonara, B., Bolte, C., Muth, A.-K., Park, S. Q: A short humorous intervention protects against subsequent psychological stress and attenuates cortisol levels without affecting attention. Sci. Rep. 11(1):7284 (2021). [Open Access]

Liu, L., Artigas, S., Ulrich, A., Tardu, J., Wilms, B., Koletzko, B., Schmid, S. M., Park, S. Q.: Eating to dare - Nutrition impacts human risk decision and related brain function. Neuroimage 233:117951 (2021). [Open Access]

Muth, A.-K., Park, S. Q.: The impact of dietary macronutrient intake on cognitive function and the brain. Clin. Nutr. 40(6), 3999-4010 (2021).

Terenzi, D., Liu, L., Bellucci, G., Park, S. Q.: Determinants and modulators of human social decisions. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev. 128, 383-393 (2021). [Open Access]

Bellucci, G., Molter, F., Park, S. Q.: Neural representations of honesty predict future trust behavior. Nature Commun. 10:5184 (2019). [Open Access]

Madipakkam, A. R., Bellucci, G., Rothkirch, M., Park, S. Q.: The influence of gaze direction on food preferences: Eye can tell you what to buy. Sci Rep, 9(1):5604 (2019). [Open Access]

Park, S. Q., Kahnt, T., Dogan, A., Strang, S., Fehr, E., Tobler, P. N.: A neural link between generosity and happiness. Nat. Commun. 8:15964 (2017). [Open Access]

Strang, S., Hoeber, C., Uhl, O., Koletzko, B., Münte, T. F., Lehnert, H., Dolan, R. J., Schmid, S. M., Park, S. Q.: When Food Dictates Your Choice – The impact of Nutrition on Social Decision Making. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 114(25), 6510-6514 (2017).

Park, S. Q., Kahnt, T., Talmi, D., Rieskamp, J., Dolan, R. J., Heekeren, H. R.: Adaptive coding of reward prediction errors is gated by striatal coupling. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109(11), 4285-89 (2012).