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Special Issue "New Trends in Psychophysiology and Mental Health"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Pietro Cipresso

1 Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
2 Applied Technology for Neuro-Psychology Lab, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
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Interests: psychometrics, biostatistics, complex systems and computational modeling; psychophysiology methods, biosensors and biomedical signal processing; virtual reality methods and computational science
Guest Editor
Dr. Justin T. Baker

McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry and Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
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Interests: Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Technology in Psychiatry, Translational Research
Guest Editor
Dr. Yuri Ostrovsky

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA
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Interests: Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Neuroscience, MATLAB
Guest Editor
Dr. Silvia Serino

Catholic University of Milan, Italy
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Interests: Virtual Reality, Positive Technology, Neurorehabilitation, Spatial Memory

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

MindCare Symposium (mindcaresymposium.org) is the place where technological, psychiatric and psychological disciplines meet. It hosts top researchers and practitioners focused on exploiting technological advancements to maintain and improve mental health.

The MindCare Community leverages the opportunities offered by the technological advancements to provide an improved diagnosis, a better support to both healthy subjects and patients, and also to extend the theoretical knowledge.

In this regard, we are soliciting high-quality papers in the following topics (but not limited to):

Sensing and data processing
  • Wearable computing
  • Smart environments
  • Biomedical devices
  • Speech Analysis
  • Big data for individual / public health
  • Computational Psychometrics
  • Combined sensing systems and infrastructures
  • Computer-enhanced self reporting
  • Machine learning and data mining methods

User experience
  • Novel interfaces
  • Usability studies
  • Visualizations
  • Augmented reality
  • Virtual reality approaches

  • Mental wellbeing support
  • Stress / Emotional response analysis
  • Affective computing
  • Serious games for mental health
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Life-logging methods
  • Monitoring activities relevant to mental health
  • Psychological treatments of mental disorders
  • Systems to support patients and / or caregivers
  • Using technology to improve the understanding of cognitive processes
  • Tools for Neuropsychological Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Mental health promotion and disorders prevention


Dr. Pietro Cipresso
Dr. Justin T. Baker
Dr. Yuri Ostrovsky
Dr. Silvia Serino
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sensors is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

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