Pascal Vrticka

Social neuroscientist

Pascal Vrticka, PhD, is a social neuroscientist. He investigates how the human brain processes emotions and social information, and how such neural processing is moderated by various factors like sex, age, IQ, and individual differences in personality. Pascal Vrticka is currently a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Social Neuroscience, in Leipzig, Germany. For more information about his research, please visit