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Das Leipziger Forschungszentrum für
frühkindliche Entwicklung (LFE) im Profil

Dr. Manuela Missana

Studienkoordinatorin M.Sc. Early Childhood Research  |  AG Haun

Frühkindliche Entwicklung und Kultur
Erziehungswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität Leipzig
Jahnallee 59, Raum 22 (EG)
04109 Leipzig

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manuela.missana(at)uni-leipzig.de

Bürozeiten: Mo – Di | 9 – 14 Uhr

01/2018 –Studiengangskoordinatorin
M.Sc. Early Childhood Research | Leipziger Forschungszentrum für frühkindliche Entwicklung
2015 –Post-Doc
Lehrstuhl Frühkindliche Entwicklung und Kultur | Universität Leipzig

Gastwissenschaftlerin
Forschungsgruppe "Sozialer Stress und Familiengesundheit" | Max-Planck-Institut für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften
2010 – 2015PhD in Psychologie
Universität Heidelberg || Max-Planck-Institut für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften
Dissertationsschrift: “Infant processing of emotional faces and bodies: Insights from event-related potentials and asymmetrical frontal brain activity”
Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Tobias Grossmann
2002 – 2010M.A. in Erziehungswissenschaft
Universität Leipzig
Nebenfächer: Psychologie, Amerikanistik

2018

Grossmann, T., Missana, M., & Krol, K. M. (2018). The neurodevelopmental precursors of altruistic behavior in infancy. PLoS biology, 16(9), e2005281.

2017

Missana, M., Altvater-Mackensen, N., & Grossmann, T. (2017). Neural correlates of infants’ sensitivity to vocal expressions in peers. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 39-44.

2016

Rajhans, P., Jessen, S., Missana, M., & Grossmann, T. (2016). Putting the face in context: Body expressions impact facial emotion processing in human infants. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, 115-121.

2015

Rajhans, P., Missana, M., Krol, K. M., & Grossmann, T. (2015). The association of temperament and maternal empathy with individual differences in infants‘ neural responses to emotional body expressions. Development and Psychopathology, 27(4pt1), 1205-1216

Missana, M., Atkinson, A. P., & Grossmann, T. (2015). Tuning the developing brain to emotional body expressions. Developmental Science, 18, 243-253.

Krol, K. M., Rajhans, P., Missana, M., & Grossmann, T. (2015). Duration of exclusive breastfeeding is associated with differences in infants‘ brain responses to emotional body expressions. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8: 459.

Missana, M., & Grossmann, T. (2015). Infants’ emerging sensitivity to emotional body expressions: Insights from frontal asymmetrical brain activity. Developmental Psychology, 51, 151-160.

2014

Missana, M., Rajhans, P., Atkinson, A. P., & Grossmann, T. (2014). Discrimination of fearful and happy body postures in 8-month-old infants: An event-related potential study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8: 531.

Missana, M., Grigutsch, M., & Grossmann, T. (2014). Developmental and individual differences in the neural processing of dynamic expressions of pain and anger. PLoS One, 9(4): e93728.

2012

Grossmann, T., Missana, M., Friederici, A. D., & Ghazanfar, A. A. (2012). Neural correlates of perceptual narrowing in cross-species face-voice matching. Developmental Science, 15(6), 830-839.

2011

Vaish, A., Missana, M., & Tomasello, M. (2011). Three-year-old children intervene in third-party moral transgressions. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 29(1), 124-130.