Philipp Kanske

Philipp Kanske

Professor for Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at TU Dresden

Philipp Kanske is Professor for Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at Technische Universität Dresden and a Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig. His research focuses on the cognitive and affective mechanisms enabling social behavior such as emotion regulation, empathy and perspective-taking. He investigates the alterations of these processes in psychopathology and their plasticity through training and therapy using behavioral and neuroimaging methods. His work has been awarded several research prizes such as the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society and the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award of the German Research Foundation. Philipp Kanske is a member of the German Young Academy at the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

For details of his work, please see https://tu-dresden.de/mn/psychologie/klipsy