!!! Upcoming !!!

8th MindBrainBody Symposium 2020

March 15-16, 2020 in Berlin



7th MindBrainBody Symposium 2019
The next MBB Symposium took place on March 18-19, 2019 at Kaiserin Friedrich-Haus | Robert-Koch-Platz 7, 10115 Berlin

Poster Evaluation
After each poster session, please evaluate only those posters that you have really seen by ranking them from 1-5, where 5 is the maximum score.  The link will be closed on Tuesday at 4:00pm. Thank you!
Monday, 18.03.2019 from 7:30-9:00pm: Link 1 (Poster Session A & B)
Tuesday, 19.03.2019 from 1:00-2:30pm Link 2 (Poster Session C & D)

Location Evening Gathering: Tuesday 19.03.2019 at 7:30pm

Restaurant: Hofbräu Wirtshaus Berlin

Address: Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 30, 10178 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 2019

You can enjoy the photos of our 7th MBB Symposium here: Photos MBBS 2019

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 with different sessions, one on March 18 starting 7:30 pm (poster session A & B), and one on March 19, starting at 1:00 pm (poster sessions C & D).
You will be informed in which session is your poster presentation in the symposium Booklet.
You should bring your posters to symposium venue, and during the registration (for poster session A & B)  or lunch break before poster session (for poster session C & D) , you should hang your poster according to your number. Directly after the complete poster slots (not only your session), the posters should be taken back by each applicant.
Poster sessions can be found 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).
The file of your talk/Oral Presentation, you can bring with USB stick, and the technician will save on the computer during the breaks before the session. Please note that you will not be able to use your laptop. You can have the chance to try your presentation beforehand to see whether all your features are actively working. Your talk will be scheduled either for Panel 1, or Panel 2 on Tuesday, 19.03.2019.
The final schedule you can follow-up on our website later.

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.

We offer 1 workshop.

[1]  “Science on a budget in the era of big data” Speaker: Dr. Mike Cohen

The second workshop speaker had to cancel his travel.

There will be Sponsor Parallel Workshop by Brain Products and Biopac Systems, Inc.

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).

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. Please register here:

In the Registration link (survey), please try to use characters existing only in English alphabet (excluding other characters).

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Acceptance Email and Bank Details
You will receive an acceptance email in December 2018 with the bank transfer details for the registration fee. The registration fee should be transferred by January 15, 2019. You will get from us the receipt of the payment during the symposium. Registration Fee: 30 EUR

You will get the payment voucher with your attendance certificate at the end of the MBB Symposium.

For further questions, please contact

Dr. Anahit Babayan | Email: babayan(at)