European Research Council awards Tania Singer 1.5 million euros

The European Research Council has awarded Tania Singer 1.5 million euros for her project entitled "Plasticity of the empathic brain: Structural and functional MRI studies on the effect of empathy training on the human brain and prosocial behaviour." This was a highly competitive grant: Of the 9,167 applications for an ERC Starting Grant submitted, only 3% were funded.

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