6th MindBrainBody Symposium 2018
The last MBB Symposium took place on March 15-16, 2018 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | Berlin School of Mind and Brain | Festsaal | 2nd floor | Luisenstraße 56 | 10117 Berlin.

You can follow the MBB Symposium final program here: PROGRAM

You can download the symposium booklet here. Please do NOT print because you will get a printed copy during registration: BOOKLET MBBS 2018

You can enjoy the photos of our 6th MBB Symposium here: Photos MBB 2018

Previously presented posters are also welcomed. Maximum poster size is 900 x 1200 mm (width x height, portrait format). You will be supplied with pins to hang your posters. You can also have with you printouts of your poster (A4) for distribution, if you wish. Each applicant should prepare  max. 1-min presentation (max 3 sentences) for the poster session.

We have scheduled 2 big poster presentation slots, one on March 15 starting 8:30pm, and one on March 16, starting at 1:30pm.
There will be different sessions in this 2 slots (Session A-Session F). You will be informed later in which session is your poster presentation.
You should bring your posters to symposium venue, and during the break before your session, you should hang your poster according to your number. Directly after the complete poster slot (not only your session), the posters should be taken back by each applicant.

Oral Presentations
Oral presentations are 15 minutes only (10 min talk / 5 min discussion).
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.

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.

Parallel Workshops
We offer 2 parallel workshops. Please choose only ONE workshop during registration.

[1]  “How do artificial neural networks help to understand visual perception?” Speaker: Dr. Radoslaw Martin Cichy (Berlin)
[2]  “Neural processes underlying self-monitoring and awareness during complex sensorimotor behaviour” Speaker: Dr. Maria Herrojo Ruiz (London)

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 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 Institute) 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).

Online Registration
Attendance without presentation is possible. Previously presented posters are also welcomed. Please register here:

The registration deadline is over! It is NOT possible to register anymore!

Deadline: December 20, 2017

Acceptance Email and Bank Details
You will receive an acceptance email in January 2018 with the bank transfer details for the registration fee. The registration fee should be transferred by January 30, 2018. You will get from us the receipt of the payment later by email. Registration Fee: 20 EUR


For further questions, please contact

Dr. Anahit Babayan | Email: babayan(at)