Institut für Psychologie



2013 Habilitation für das Fach Psychologie, Philipps-Universität Marburg
2006 Promotion in Psychologie, Universität Genf
2001 Diplom (mit Auszeichnung) in Psychologie, Philipps-Universität Marburg
1996 – 2001 Studium der Psychologie, Philipps-Universität Marburg Orientierung: Klinische Psychologie
Forschungsorientierte Vertiefung: Differenzielle Psychologie und Psychophysiologie

Beruflicher Werdegang

Seit 2015

Assistenzprofessur, Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie und

Neuropsychologie, Institut für Psychologie, Universität Bern
Seit 2014 Privatdozentin, Abteilung Allgemeine und Biologische Psychologie
Philipps-Universität Marburg
2009 – 2014

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin mit Ambizione-Förderung, Swiss 

Center for Affective Sciences, Universität Genf
2006 – 2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience
Dept. of Psychology, University of Chicago
2001 – 2006

Doktorandin und wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Geneva Emotion 

Research Group, Fakultät für Psychologie und 
Erziehungswissenschaften, Universität Genf
  • Affektive und soziale Neurowissenschaften
  • Visuelle Wahrnehmung und Aufmerksamkeit
  • Biologische Grundlagen von Optimismus und Optimismusbias
  • Kognitive und soziale Einflussfaktoren auf Optimismus
  • Biologische Grundlagen angstrelevanter Verzerrungen in der Informationsverarbeitung (z.B. Aufmerksamkeitsbias, Erwartungsbias): klinische und nicht-klinische Populationen
  • Kausaler Zusammenhang kognitiver Biases
  • Identifikation kognitiver Biases ,die eine zuverlässige Differenzierung von Depression und generalisierter Angststörung ermöglichen
  • Soziale Kognition und Interaktion (z.B. mütterliche posttraumatische Belastungsstörung und Mutter-Kind-Interaktion): neurale, epigenetische und behaviorale Faktoren
  • Psychophysiologische Emotionsspezifität
  • Appraisal-Theorie
  • Aktionstendenzen und Erleichterung motorischer Reaktionen

Publikationen aus BORIS

Number of items: 44.

Journal Article

Moser, Dominik Andreas; Dricu, Mihai; Wiest, Roland; Schüpbach, Laurent; Aue, Tatjana (2020). Social optimism biases are associated with cortical thickness (In Press). Social cognitive and affective neuroscience Oxford University Press 10.1093/scan/nsaa095

Singh, Laura; Schüpbach, Laurent; Moser, Dominik A.; Wiest, Roland; Hermans, Erno J; Aue, Tatjana (2020). The effect of optimistic expectancies on attention bias: Neural and behavioral correlates. Scientific reports, 10(1), p. 6495. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41598-020-61440-1

Dricu, Mihai; Schüpbach, Laurent; Bristle, Mirko David Tobias; Wiest, Roland; Moser, Dominik; Aue, Tatjana (2020). Group membership dictates the neural correlates of social optimism biases. Scientific reports, 10(1), p. 1139. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41598-020-58121-4

Pace-Schott, Edward F.; Amole, Marlissa C.; Aue, Tatjana; Balconi, Michela; Bylsma, Lauren M.; Critchley, Hugo; Demaree, Heath A.; Friedman, Bruce H.; Kotynski Gooding, Anne Elizabeth; Gosseries, Olivia; Jovanovic, Tanja; Kirby, Lauren A. J.; Kozlowska, Kasia; Laureys, Steven; Lowe, Leroy; Magee, Kelsey; Marin, Marie-France; Merner, Amanda R.; Robinson, Jennifer L.; Smith, Robert C.; ... (2019). Physiological feelings. Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews, 103, pp. 267-304. Elsevier 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.05.002

Kress, Laura; Aue, Tatjana (2019). Learning to look at the bright side of life: Attention bias modification training enhances optimism bias. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 13(222), p. 222. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00222

Aue, Tatjana; Guex, Raphaël; Chauvigné, Léa A. S.; Okon-Singer, Hadas; Vuilleumier, Patrik (2019). Expectancies influence attention to neutral but not necessarily to threatening stimuli: An fMRI study. Emotion, 19(7), pp. 1244-1258. American Psychological Association 10.1037/emo0000496

Dricu, Mihai; Bührer, Stephanie; Hesse, Fabienne; Eder, Cecily; Posada, Andres; Aue, Tatjana (2018). Warmth and competence predict overoptimistic beliefs for out-group but not in-group members. PLoS ONE, 13(11), e0207670. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0207670

Kress, Laura; Bristle, Mirko; Aue, Tatjana (2018). Seeing through rose-colored glasses: How optimistic expectancies guide visual attention. PLoS ONE, 13(2), e0193311. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0193311

Kress, Laura; Aue, Tatjana (2017). The link between optimism bias and attention bias: A neurocognitive perspective. Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews, 80, pp. 688-702. Elsevier 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.07.016

Schechter, Daniel S.; Moser, Dominik A.; Aue, Tatjana; Gex-Fabry, Marianne; Pointet, Virginie C.; Cordero, Maria I.; Suardi, Francesca; Manini, Aurelia; Vital, Marylène; Sancho Rossignol, Ana; Rothenberg, Molly; Dayer, Alexandre G.; Ansermet, François; Rusconi Serpa, Sandra (2017). Maternal PTSD and corresponding neural activity mediate effects of child exposure to violence on child PTSD symptoms. PLoS ONE, 12(8), e0181066. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0181066

Schechter, Daniel S.; Moser, Dominik A.; Pointet, Virginie; Aue, Tatjana; Stenz, Ludwig; Dayer, Alexandre G. (2017). The association of serotonin receptor 3A methylation with maternal violence exposure, neural activity, and child aggression. Behavioural brain research, 325(Pt B), pp. 268-277. Elsevier 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.10.009

Okon-Singer, Hadas; Aue, Tatjana (2017). Neurocognitive mechanisms modulating attention bias in anxiety: Current perspectives (editorial). Biological psychology, 122, pp. 1-3. Elsevier 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.12.014

Aue, Tatjana; Okon-Singer, Hadas (2016). What characterizes and determines threat-related biases in fear and anxiety? (Editorial). Biological psychology, 121(Part B), pp. 125-127. Elsevier 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.11.005

Aue, Tatjana; Chauvigné, Léa A. S.; Bristle, Mirko; Okon-Singer, Hadas; Guex, Raphaël (2016). Expectancy influences on attention to threat are only weak and transient: Behavioral and physiological evidence. Biological psychology, 121(Part B), pp. 173-186. Elsevier 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.07.006

Moser, Dominik A.; Aue, Tatjana; Suardi, Francesca; Manini, Aurélia; Sancho Rossignol, Ana; Cordero, Maria I.; Merminod, Gaëlle; Ansermet, François; Rusconi Serpa, Sandra; Favez, Nicolas; Schechter, Daniel S. (2015). The relation of general socio-emotional processing to parenting specific behavior: A study of mothers with and without posttraumatic stress disorder. Frontiers in psychology, 6(1575), pp. 1-10. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01575

Aue, Tatjana; Hoeppli, Marie-Eve; Piguet, Camille; Hofstetter, Christoph; Rieger, Sebastian W; Vuilleumier, Patrik (2015). Brain systems underlying encounter expectancy bias in spider phobia. Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience, 15(2), pp. 335-348. Springer 10.3758/s13415-015-0339-6

Schechter, Daniel S; Moser, Dominik A; Paoloni-Giacobino, Ariane; Stenz, Ludwig; Gex-Fabry, Marianne; Aue, Tatjana; Adouan, Wafae; Cordero, María I; Suardi, Francesca; Manini, Aurelia; Sancho Rossignol, Ana; Merminod, Gaëlle; Ansermet, Francois; Dayer, Alexandre G; Rusconi Serpa, Sandra (2015). Methylation of NR3C1 is related to maternal PTSD, parenting stress and maternal medial prefrontal cortical activity in response to child separation among mothers with histories of violence exposure. Frontiers in psychology, 6(690), p. 690. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00690

Moser, Dominik A; Aue, Tatjana; Suardi, Francesca; Kutlikova, Hana; Cordero, Maria I; Rossignol, Ana Sancho; Favez, Nicolas; Rusconi Serpa, Sandra; Schechter, Daniel S (2015). Violence-related PTSD and neural activation when seeing emotionally charged male-female interactions. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 10(5), pp. 645-653. Oxford University Press 10.1093/scan/nsu099

Aue, Tatjana; Okon-Singer, Hadas (2015). Expectancy biases in fear and anxiety and their link to biases in attention. Clinical psychology review, 42, pp. 83-95. Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.08.005

Aue, Tatjana (2014). I feel good whether my friends win or my foes lose: brain mechanisms underlying feeling similarity. Neuropsychologia, 60, pp. 159-167. Elsevier 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.05.025

Moser, Dominik Andreas; Aue, Tatjana; Wang, Zhishun; Rusconi Serpa, Sandra; Favez, Nicolas; Peterson, Bradley Scott; Schechter, Daniel Scott (2013). Limbic brain responses in mothers with post-traumatic stress disorder and comorbid dissociation to video clips of their children. Stress - the international journal on the biology of stress, 16(5), pp. 493-502. Taylor & Francis 10.3109/10253890.2013.816280

Aue, Tatjana; Guex, Raphaël; Chauvigné, Léa A S; Okon-Singer, Hadas (2013). Varying expectancies and attention bias in phobic and non-phobic individuals. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7(418), p. 418. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00418

Aue, Tatjana; Hoeppli, Marie-Eve; Piguet, Camille; Sterpenich, Virginie; Vuilleumier, Patrik (2013). Visual avoidance in phobia: particularities in neural activity, autonomic responding, and cognitive risk evaluations. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7(194), p. 194. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00194

Aue, Tatjana; Scherer, Klaus R. (2013). Facilitation of arm movements by their outcome desirability. Social science information, 52(3), pp. 471-485. Sage 10.1177/0539018413483938

Aue, Tatjana; Nusbaum, Howard C; Cacioppo, John T (2012). Neural correlates of wishful thinking. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience, 7(8), pp. 991-1000. Oxford University Press 10.1093/scan/nsr081

Aue, Tatjana; Hoeppli, Marie-Eve (2012). Evidence for an encounter expectancy bias in fear of spiders. Cognition and emotion, 26(4), pp. 727-736. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 10.1080/02699931.2011.602241

Aue, Tatjana; Hoeppli, Marie-Eve; Piguet, Camille (2012). The Sensitivity of Physiological Measures to Phobic and Nonphobic Fear Intensity. Journal of psychophysiology, 26(4), pp. 154-167. Hogrefe & Huber 10.1027/0269-8803/a000078

Aue, Tatjana; Cuny, Caroline; Sander, David; Grandjean, Didier (2011). Peripheral responses to attended and unattended angry prosody: a dichotic listening paradigm. Psychophysiology, 48(3), pp. 385-392. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.01064.x

Aue, Tatjana; Scherer, Klaus R (2011). Effects of intrinsic pleasantness and goal conduciveness appraisals on somatovisceral responding: Somewhat similar, but not identical. Biological psychology, 86(1), pp. 65-73. Elsevier 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2010.10.008

Aue, Tatjana; Lavelle, Leah A; Cacioppo, John T (2009). Great expectations: what can fMRI research tell us about psychological phenomena? International journal of psychophysiology, 73(1), pp. 10-16. Elsevier 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2008.12.017

Aue, Tatjana; Scherer, Klaus R (2008). Appraisal-driven somatovisceral response patterning: effects of intrinsic pleasantness and goal conduciveness. Biological psychology, 79(2), pp. 158-164. Elsevier 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2008.04.004

Stemmler, Gerhard; Aue, Tatjana; Wacker, Jan (2007). Anger and fear: Separable effects of emotion and motivational direction on somatovisceral responses. International journal of psychophysiology, 66(2), pp. 141-153. Elsevier 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2007.03.019

Aue, Tatjana; Flykt, Anders; Scherer, Klaus R (2007). First evidence for differential and sequential efferent effects of stimulus relevance and goal conduciveness appraisal. Biological psychology, 74(3), pp. 347-357. Elsevier 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2006.09.001

Book Section

Dricu, Mihai; Kress, Laura; Aue, Tatjana (2020). The neurophysiological basis of optimism bias. In: Aue, Tatjana; Okon-Singer, Hadas (eds.) Cognitive biases in health and psychiatric disorders: Neurophysiological foundations (pp. 41-70). San Diego, CA: Elsevier 10.1016/B978-0-12-816660-4.00003-9

Richter, Thalia; Shackman, Alexander; Aue, Tatjana; Okon-Singer, Hadas (2018). The neurobiology of emotion-cognition interactions (In Press). In: Baune, Bernhard; Harmer, Catherine H. (eds.) Cognitive dimensions of major depressive disorder: Cognitive, emotional and social cognitive processes. New York: Oxford University Press

Aue, Tatjana; Vuilleumier, Patrik (2013). Gender and the affective brain: Neuroscientific perspectives. In: Latu, Iona; Schmid Mast, Marianne; Kaiser, Susanne (eds.) Gender and emotion: An interdisciplinary perspective (pp. 93-112). Bern: Peter Lang

Cacioppo, John T.; Berntson, Gary G.; Aue, Tatjana (2010). Social psychophysiology. In: Weiner, Irving B.; Craighead, W. Edward (eds.) Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (pp. 1644-1645). New York: Wiley-Blackwell

Aue, Tatjana (2009). Motivation et tendances à l’action. In: Sander, David; Scherer, Klaus R. (eds.) Traité de psychologie des émotions. Psycho sup (pp. 189-221). Paris: Dunod

Aue, Tatjana (2009). Psychophysiologie des émotions. In: Sander, David; Scherer, Klaus R. (eds.) Traité de psychologie des émotions. Psycho sup (pp. 157-188). Paris: Dunod


Aue, Tatjana; Okon-Singer, Hadas (eds.) (2020). Cognitive biases in health and psychiatric disorders: Neurophysiological foundations. San Diego, CA: Elsevier 10.1016/C2018-0-00401-6


Aue, Tatjana (2013). Sensitivität und Aussagekraft physiologischer Maße für Variationen in emotionsrelevanten psychologischen Prozessen (Unpublished). (Habilitation, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Psychologie)

Aue, Tatjana (2006). Linking different components of an emotion: The influence of intrinsic pleasantness and goal conduciveness appraisals on somatovisceral responding and motivational action preparation (Unpublished). (Dissertation, University of Geneva)

Journal or Series

Okon-Singer, Hadas; Aue, Tatjana (eds.) (2017). Neurocognitive mechanisms modulating attention bias in anxiety: Current perspectives, 2017(122). Elsevier

Aue, Tatjana; Okon-Singer, Hadas (eds.) (2016). Determinants and associations of threat-related cognitive biases: Cognitive and neurophysiological perspectives, 2016(121/B). Elsevier

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