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8th MindBrainBody Symposium 2021
The next MBB Symposium will take place on March 15-18, 2021 this time virtually.

Booklet  *****UPDATE*****

MBB Symposium Booklet 2021 is already available 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.


This file contains ALL possible GMT time zones. Please check your GMT, then find the corresponding column in the file.

***NEW Program with ALL GMT ***

Note: Participants from Asia/Australia as well as Americas will have the chance to hear the recorded talks and participate later to extra question rounds. These slots will be marked in the final program as “Discussion part 2”. It is already mentioned the (GMT-5 and GMT+8) time zone programs. The recorded talks will be directly uploaded on our website with the name of the speakers. They will be available for 5 days. But we kindly ask you to hear them directly so that you can participate to the "Discussion Part 2". This discussion session is especially organized for those who cannot attend the live talks.

The Asian/Australin program is for March 17-18, 2021.


Previously presented posters are also welcomed. Posters should be uploaded in PDF format. Poster abstracts can be found in the symposium booklet.

Each applicant should prepare max 1-min presentation (max 3 sentences) for the poster session.

We have scheduled 2 big poster presentation slots with different sessions (poster session A & B) and (poster sessions C & D). You will be informed in which session is your poster presentation in the symposium Booklet. 

Oral Presentations
If you wish to have poster or oral presentation, please provide an abstract with title and author list. Only the best abstracts will be chosen for oral presentations. Oral presentations are 15 minutes only (10 min talk / 4 min discussion). You can share your screen with the file of your talk for Oral Presentation virtually.  Your talk will be scheduled either for Panel 1, or Panel 2.

Abstract Authors
Please write the authors’ names and affiliations following the format of the example below (max. 60 characters). Please  don’t forget each comma, point, brackets and “&” signs. Indicate each author’s affiliation after his/her name with brackets and number(s) as shown. Include ONLY city but not state/country in the affiliation line!  Example:

Nierhaus, T. [1,2], Vidaurre, C. [1], Mueller, K. [3], & Villringer, A. [1,2]

[1] Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
[2] MindBrainBody Institute, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, HU, Berlin
[3] Machine Learning Department, Technical University Berlin, Berlin

Abstract Details
The abstract should NOT exceed 300 words! Please AVOID references, literature, bibliography, and figures in the abstract. It should include Introduction,  Methods,  Results, and  Discussion sections in separate paragraphs.

Introduction: Xxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
Methods: Xxxxx  xx xx   xxxxx xxxxxxx.
Results: Xxxx  xxxxxxx xx xxxx xxxxxx.
Discussion: Xxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx xxxx.

Methodological Focus & Workshops

We have scheduled 2 sessions with Methodological Focus.

There will also be sponsor parallel workshops.

MBB Young Scientist Award
We offer a MBB Young Scientist Award which will provide you with the opportunity of a funded research stay at MindBrainBody Institute or at the Neurology Department of Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig (MPI CBS Leipzig). If you want to be considered for the selection of the MBB Young Scientist Award, please add a project idea (in the research areas of MindBrainBody) to be performed in a 3-month period within the next year, using behavioral and neurophysiological / neuroimaging methods available at our Institute. The project can be conducted in co-supervision. Project Proposal text should be in a form of short proposal including Introduction, Research Question, and Methods (about 800 words).

The winner will be announced at the end of the MBB Symposium.

Online Registration
Attendance without presentation is possible. Previously presented posters are also welcomed.

In the Registration link (survey), please try to use characters existing only in English alphabet (excluding other characters). Please note that you will NOT get any confirmation email directly after registering online, but just a note on the survey Webpage saying: “Thank you! Your survey responses have been recorded.”


Deadline: Overdue

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

Acceptance Email
You will receive an acceptance email in February 2021.

You will receive per email the attendance certificate at the end of the MBB Symposium.


For further questions, please contact:

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

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