Research Topics

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

Key Publications

Melkonyan, A., Liu, L., Brown, E. C., Meyer, W., Madipakkam, A. R., Ringelmann, L., Lange, F., Schmid, S. M., Münte, T. F., Park, S. Q.: Unchanged food approach-avoidance behaviour of healthy men after oxytocin administration. J. Neuroendocr. 32(12):e12923 (2020). [Open Access]

Bellucci, G., Park, S. Q.: Honesty biases trustworthiness impressions. J. Exp. Psy. Gen. 149(8), 1567-1586 (2020).

Bellucci, G., Munte, T. F., Park, S. Q.: Effects of a dopamine agonist on trusting behaviors in females. Psychopharm. (Berl.) 237(6), 1671–1680 (2020).

Bellucci, G., Molter, F., Park, S. Q.: Neural signature of honesty predicts trust. 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]

Klement, J., Kubera, B., Eggeling, J., Rädel, C., Wagner, C., Park, S. Q., Peters, A.: Effects of glucose on delay discounting, food intake and counterregulation in lean and obese men. Psychoneuroendocr. 89, 177-184 (2018).

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).

Park, S. Q.*, Kahnt, T.*, Beck, A., Cohen, M. X., Dolan, R. J., Wrase, J., Heinz, A.: Prefrontal cortex fails to learn from reward prediction errors in addiction. J. Neurosci. 30(22), 7749-53 (2010).

*equal contribution