MindBrainBody Symposium

MindBrainBody Symposium

9th MBB Symposium 2022

16-18 March 2022



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



9th MindBrainBody (MBB) Symposium 2022

We were pleased to invite young researchers to participate in and present their research at the 9th MindBrainBody (MBB) Symposium 2022. The event will take place from March 16-18, 2022 in hybrid mode (in person and virtual) during International Brain Awareness Week 2022.


Keynote Speakers:


Olaf Blanke (Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience Brain-Mind Institute Center for Neuroprosthetics EPFL, Geneva/Switzerland)
Beatrice De Gelder (Maastricht University, Maastricht/The Netherlands)
Katerina Fotopoulou (Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL, London/UK)
Rebecca Böhme (Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience, Linköping/Sweden) 
Sahib Khalsa (University of Tulsa; Laureate Institute for Brain Research, Tulsa, OK/USA)


We are happy to welcome postdoctoral and doctoral researchers as well as students from 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. It would provide you with the opportunity to embark on a funded research stay at the MindBrainBody Institute in Berlin (Berlin School of Mind and Brain) or at the Department of Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS Leipzig). If you wish to be considered for the MBB Young Scientist Award, please add a project proposal (maximally 2 pages / 800 words) that can be carried out over a 3-month period in the domain of our research fields.

Registration deadline: January 10, 2022

Link: https://survey.academiccloud.de/index.php/449267?lang=en

No Registration Fee

Acceptance emails will be sent by February 2022.

Symposium Venue: Virtual via Zoom and
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig


For further questions, please contact:

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

Looking forward to your participation!

The 9th 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 9h MBB Symposium is sponsored by Brain Products/MES and Biopac Systems, Inc.




















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!






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