9th MindBrainBody Symposium 2022
We were happy to welcome all our participants of the 9th MindBrainBody Symposium from March 16-18, 2022 virtually. We are looking forward to seeing you all, hopefully in presence mode, during our 10th Anniversary MindBrainBody Symposium in March 2023!
Poster Prize Winners
The winners will get monetory prize from our sponsor: Brain Products / MES Forschungssysteme GmbH.
- Polina Arbuzova (Department of Psychology & Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): "No evidence of impaired visual and tactile metacognition in adults with Tourette disorder" Poster D01
- Pablo Nicolas Fernandez Larrosa (IFIBYNE, UBA-CONICET, Buenos Aires): "Complex decision-making could be facilitated by social modulation through priming" Poster A19
- Christoph Bamberg (School of Psychology, The University of Auckland, Auckland): "A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Temporary Calorie Restriction on Cognitive Performance" Poster A15
- Sidney Carls-Diamante & Alice Laciny (Universitaet Konstanz, Konstanz): "A predictive processing/active inference account of procrastination in the context of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)" Poster A03
- Marika Constant (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): "The Weighting of Prior Information in Confidence" Poster B09
- Elenor Morgenroth Elenor Morgenroth (Ecole Polytechnique Federale, Lausanne): "Movie-induced emotion experiences modulate dynamically-occurring amygdala-CAPs" Poster B12
MBB Young Scientist Awards 2022
- Aleksandra Herman (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland): Proposal Title “(Un)certain bodies: The role of bodily responses and their perception in decision-making under different types of uncertainty”
- Irena Arslanova (Royal Holloway, University of London): Proposal Title “Cardiac feedback can both help and harm: the role of heart in fear depends on fear level”
- Shelby Bachman (University of Southern California, Los Angeles): Proposal Title “The effect of a plant-based diet on brain and cognitive aging”
Recording of Panel 1: Please start from 1:10:44 min
Recording of Panel 3 and Closing Remarks & Award Distribution
The PROGRAM of the 9th MindBrainBody Symposium 2022 is available now online.
The Lectures will be recorded to enable the participants with different time zones to hear the talks. Then the second ***discussion*** session with the speakers and second poster sessions are scheduled in the mornings and evenings on March 17 and 18, 2022. The schedule is in GMT+1 (Berlin / Brussels / Paris / Stockholm / Vienna - Central European Time CET). Please note that the American countries shift to summer time already on March 13, but Europe does not!
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”. 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*** . This discussion session is especially organized for those who cannot attend the live talks.
We have scheduled two slots for workshops on March 17, 2022. Each one of them contains two parallel workshops. You are kindly asked to choose two out of four workshops which you wish to join. Please select your choice.
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).
The poster session will be in Zoom via Breakout Rooms. Each
poster will have its "room" named by the poster number (ex. A01)
For poster presentation during the poster session, we recommend to prepare 4 PowerPoint slides (Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion). You don't have to send us this slides. You will have it with you during poster session in your Breakout Room and share your screen. Other participants will join different Breakout Rooms. So please try to be always available.
Try to prepare 1-2 minutes
'blitz' explaination of your poster with your 4 slides.
The posters will be available for all applicants. Please use as little text as possible and more graphs, diagrams, pictures...
We recommend either
a) an A4 size poster PDF file of any design (portrait or
b) 4 Powerpoint slides in a
1-page PDF file (4 Slides horizontal; Landscape orientation)
You can prepare this PDF file from 4 PowerPoint slides, which you can then use as your presentation, by clicking:
Save as PDF -> Options
Publish what: -> Handouts
Slides per page: 4
IMPORTANT: Name your poster PDF
file with your poster number and your family name! You will get your poster number per email later. Example: A23_Müller
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, Panel 2 or Panel 3.
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. , Mueller, K. , & Villringer, A. [1,2]
 Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
 MindBrainBody Institute, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, HU, Berlin
 Machine Learning Department, Technical University Berlin, Berlin
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 parallel sessions with 4 workshops with Methodological Focus.
There will also be sponsor workshop.
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 (Berlin School of Mind and Brain) 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.
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 characters such as ä, ü, ö and other). 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.”
Registration Link: https://survey.academiccloud.de/index.php/449267?lang=en
Registration Deadline: January 10, 2022
If you are not registered, you cannot attend the MBB Symposium 2022!
You will receive an acceptance email in February 2022.
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
MBB Symposium Booklet 2021 is 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.