MindBrainBody Symposium

MindBrainBody Symposium

8th MBB Symposium 2021


You are invited to join our MindBrainBody Lectures which take place every 3-4 weeks virtually. More details here.


8th MindBrainBody (MBB) Symposium 2021

We were pleased to welcome 400 young researchers to participate and present at the 8th MindBrainBody (MBB) Symposium 2021 that took place on March 15-18, 2021, this time virtually, during the International Brain Awareness Week.

MBB Symposium Booklet 2021 is available and you can find with uploaded posters and other material here.

In the booklet you will find all the abstracts of the talks and the posters, as well as updated program, poster numbers, and participant list.


The MBB Poster Prize 2021 winners as well as the MBB Young Scientist Awards are also announced here. Congratulations to all winners!

Keynote Speakers:

Soyoung Park (German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam-Rehbrücke)

Beatrice de Gelder (Maastricht University)

Tobias Heed (Bielefeld University)

Satu Palva (Helsinki University)

Gaetano Valenza (University of Pisa)

Hellmuth Obrig (University Hospital Leipzig & MPI CBS Leipzig)

Michael Gaebler  & Esra Al (MindBrainBody Institute, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, & MPI CBS Leipzig)

We are happy to welcome postdoctoral and doctoral researchers as well as students in the domains of cognitive, affective and social neurosciences, cognitive neurology and neuropsychiatry, psychology or other behavioral and social sciences to submit abstracts (max. 300 words) to present a talk or a poster. The talks will be recorded and extra question rounds will be available next day. Please check here for more details.

The symposium program includes keynote lectures, workshops, presentations by applicants, and a poster session (with a poster prize) as well as an MBB Young Scientist Award (see below). Attendance without presentation is possible. Previously presented posters are also welcomed.

MBB Young Scientist Award
You can also apply for an MBB Young Scientist Award, which will provide you with the opportunity of a funded research stay at the MindBrainBody Institute in Berlin or at the Department of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS Leipzig). If you want to be considered for the MBB Young Scientist Award, please add a project idea in our research domains of maximally 2 pages / 800 words that can be performed in a 3-month period.

Registration Deadline overdue

If you are not registered, you cannot attend the 8th MBB Symposium 2021!

No Registration Fee

Acceptance emails will be sent by February 2021.

Symposium Venue:  Virtual

For further questions, please contact:

Dr. Anahit Babayan | Email: babayan(at)cbs.mpg.de

Looking forward to your participation!

The 8th MBB Symposium takes place in cooperation with the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, the Competence Network Stroke (KNS) in Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, and the Department of Neurology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences.

The 8th MBB Symposium is sponsored by Brain Products/MES and Biopac Systems, Inc.

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