The International Organization of Psychophysiology (IOP) and the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca are pleased to invite you to attend the

19th World Congress of Psychophysiology

in Lucca, Italy - September 4-8, 2018

What's new

The final program is now available (a printed copy will be available in the congress kit)

Symposia and poster abstracts have been published! 

Poster sessions and Poster display guidelines have been published! 

Please remember that all presenting authors of symposia and posters have to register to the meeting before June 1 in order to have their abstracts published on the International Journal of Psychophysiology!

The IOP is committed to the involvement of trainees in its World Congress.

To encourage this, the IOP will be offering 5 (five) travel awards of 500 Euro each plus free registration to the meeting and the preconference workshop.

Here is the list of the awarded attendees:

  1. Wickramasinghe Nuwan - Sri Lanka
  2. Perez Hector - Philippines
  3. Williams Akande - Lesotho
  4. Naeeni Davarani Mahsa - Iran
  5. Chalysheva Anna - Russia

The preliminary scientific program is now online!

Visit the timetable of the IOP World Congress

Preconference course on Quantitative EEG Tomography!

Visit the course webpage - on September 4, 2018

More than 40 good reasons to come to the 19th World Congress...

Visit the Scientific Program to see the list of accepted symposia

Registration is now open!

Visit the Registration webpage or go directly to the registration form

Submission of symposia proposals is now open! 

Please visit the Call-for-papers webpage for detailed information on how submit your proposal, or go directly to the online symposia submission form

Submission of poster abstract is now open!

Please visit the Call-for-papers webpage for detailed information on how submit your abstract, or go directly to the online abstract submission form


submission of symposia
open: October 15, 2017; deadline: February 15, 2018; February 22, 2018; acceptance notice within February 25, 2018
submission of poster abstracts
open: December 1, 2017; deadline: March 15, 2018 April 3, 2018; acceptance notice within April 30, 2018

All the abstracts will be published in our official journal International Journal of Psychophysiology

early registration - January 15 - June 1, 2018
late registration - June 1 - August 31, 2018
- onsite registration - September 4-8, 2018

Information on the event are constantly updated. For any request, email to:

Main Topics

  • Brain Models and Theories
  • Event-Related Brain Potentials (ERPs)
  • Structural and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
  • Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
  • Position Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Non-invasive brain stimulation
  • Cardiovascular Psychophysiology
  • Respiratory Psychophysiology
  • Electrodermal Psychophysiology
  • Psychophysiological Measurements of Pharmacological Treatment
  • Psychophysiological Methods for Therapeutic Management
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Psychoneuroimmunology (brain, body, behavior & immune system)
  • Clinical Psychophysiology in Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
  • Psychophysiology of Neuronal Plasticity
  • Genetics and Psychophysiology
  • Psychophysiology of Memory and Learning Processes
  • Psychophysiology of Attentional Processes
  • Psychophysiology of Cognitive and Memory Disorders
  • Psychophysiology of Learning Disabilities and ADHD
  • Psychophysiology of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
  • Disorders Psychophysiology of Alzheimer Disease
  • Psychophysiology of Head Injuries
  • Psychophysiology of Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks
  • Psychophysiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychophysiology of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Psychophysiology of Depression
  • Psychophysiology of Bipolar Disease
  • Psychophysiology of Schizophrenia
  • Psychophysiology of Autism
  • Psychophysiology of Eating Disorders
  • Psychophysiology of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • Psychophysiology of Sleep and Sleep Disorders
  • Psychophysiology of Intensive Care Unit
  • Psychophysiology of Language
  • Psychophysiology of Audition
  • Psychophysiology of Vision
  • Psychophysiology of Smell
  • Psychophysiology of Somatic-Sensory System
  • Psychophysiology of Movement and Action Control
  • Psychophysiology of Emotion
  • Psychophysiology of Aggression
  • Psychophysiology of Consciousness
  • Brain Oscillations (Oscillatory Brain Dynamics)
  • Clinical Application of Mismatch Negativity
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Pupillometry
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Brain Laterality
  • Intracranial Psychophysiology
  • Clinical Developmental Psychophysiology
  • Psychophysiology of Aging
  • Psychophysiology of Pain
  • Psychophysiology of Music
  • Psychophysiology of Ergonomics
  • Social Psychophysiology and Neuroscience
  • Psychophysiology of Creativity
  • Forensic psychophysiology
  • PsychopharmacoEEG
  • Neurofeedback
  • Other

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