ASSC 21 Abstract Submission




The annual ASSC conferences are intended to promote interdisciplinary dialogue in the scientific study of consciousness. ASSC members as well as non-members are encouraged to submit contributions that address current empirical and theoretical issues in the study of consciousness, from the perspectives of neuroscience, psychology, medicine, philosophy, computer science, and cognitive ethology. ASSC21 will provide an excellent opportunity for the presentation of new empirical findings or novel theoretical perspectives in an atmosphere that will promote discussion and debate.

The program committee and organising committee invite submissions for Talk and Poster presentations on any topic relevant to the scientific study of consciousness. Neuroscientific, anthropological, clinical, evolutionary, psychological, philosophical, or computational perspectives are all welcome. The maximum time allocated to each talk is 20 minutes (including discussion). Speakers should aim to complete their talk in 15 minutes to allow 5 minutes for questions. Any person may present only one submission, but may be co-author on more than one. Submissions for both posters and talks will be accepted (please specify preference). All presenters must register for the conference (registration and payment can be made after acceptance notification has been received). 

We would, however, like you to be aware that there are a limited number of both talk sessions and poster space available. Talks and posters will be selected in preference of the presentations of greatest quality and relevance to the aims of the ASSC. Please note that we anticipate that we will be unable to accept all abstract submissions due to the limited time and space available. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this restriction may cause.


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1) Join ASSC:

  • STEP 1: Submit an online application (
  • STEP 2: Pay for your membership
  • STEP 3: Your membership application will be reviewed by the membership committee to determine the appropriate membership category based on your information provided.
  • STEP 4: We will contact you to confirm your membership

NOTE: After your membership is confirmed, you need to log in as a member to submit an abstract.

 2) You will be asked to provide:

  • Title
  • Abstract of up to 250 words.
  • Presenting Author Name and Email
  • Author Name and affiliation for all authors (including presenting author).
  • Track (Neuroscience, Psychology, Philosophy, Clinical or other).

NOTE: Each presenting author may only submit one abstract for which they are presenting author.

3) After the details have been submitted you must click SUBMIT to submit your abstract!

Again, the maximum time allotted for each talk is 20 minutes (including discussion). Speakers should aim to complete their talk in 15 minutes to allow 5 minutes for questions and speaker transition time. High-definition video projectors will be available in every venue space allotted for talks. Provisions for audio output will also be available. Though in most cases a house laptop will be available, we urge speakers to bring their own computers. Although virtually any presentation format would probably be acceptable, we would strongly recommend the most commonly available formats: Powerpoint and Keynote

Please note that, due to the limited time and space available, we will not be able to accept all abstract submissions. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this restriction may cause.


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In line with practices at some recent ASSC conferences, abstracts will be judged by the scientific committee "blind" to the list of contributing authors. The abstracts will be judged soley on the quality of the work presented in the abstract and its relevance to consciousness research. Submissions labeled as "POSTER ONLY" will simply be judged on a decision to accept or reject. The remaining submissions labeled as "TALK" will be judged on a decision to accept as "TALK" or "POSTER" or to reject ("blind" to the submitting authors indication that the abstract will be withdrawn if a talk is not awarded).