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Psychobiology Section

Psychobiologists research how psychological factors like cognition, mood and appraisal combine with biological events like stress physiology, changes in brain function, and pharmacological effects, to shape the human experience.

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Psychobiological Section Annual Conference

7 September 2021, Virtual Conference, 12.30pm -4.30pm

The Psychobiological Section Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 will take place virtually and will provide an opportunity for dissemination and discussion on a range of issues within the field of Psychobiology.  

The online conference will include outstanding keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, and a session showcasing postgraduate research. 

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Claire Williams (University of Reading): Effects of daily wild blueberry consumption on cognitive and vascular function in healthy older individuals: a randomized double blind controlled trial (the BluFlow trial)
     
  • Professor Tania Singer (Max Planck Society): Lessons from the CovSocial project: Longitudinal changes in vulnerability, resilience and social cohesion in Berliners throughout the Covid pandemic 2020/21

The Psychobiology Section promotes the scientific study of the interaction between biological systems and behaviour. Psychobiologists research how psychological factors like cognition, mood and appraisal combine with biological events like stress physiology, changes in brain function, and pharmacological effects, to shape the human experience. Striving to understand psychological and biological interactions provides psychobiology with a unique perspective on humanity.

The conference theme is Psychobiological Research and the Pandemic: Before, during and beyond

Submissions are welcomed on the following topics:

Remote data collection methods for psychobiology 

To find out more about conference, including submissions and registration please visit the conference website.

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