Fechner Day 2017

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics


Areas of Interest

Authors are invited to submit papers and propose symposiums on topics including, but not limited to:

  • Sensory processes
  • Perception of space and time
  • Cross-modal processing
  • Psychophysical methods
  • Mathematical and computational models
  • Animal psychophysics
  • History and philosophy of psychophysics
  • Cognitive factors in psychophysics (e.g. memory, attention)
  • Practical applications

Symposium Proposals (Closed)

Submit the following items to the organizers (fd2017 [at] design.kyushu-u.ac.jp) by Friday, 21 April 2017, 17:00 (JST) Friday, 7 April 2017.

  1. Name and affiliation of the convener/organizer of the Symposium
  2. Title of the Symposium
  3. Abstract (up to 250 words) explaining the aim of the Symposium
  4. Names and affiliations of the speakers in the Symposium
  5. Preliminary titles of their talks, if already known
  6. Specify subject: "Symposium proposal"
The decisions regarding acceptance of proposals will be made within a couple of weeks after the deadline.

Free Talks and Posters (Closed)

Submit the following items to the organizers (fd2017 [at] design.kyushu-u.ac.jp) by Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 17:00 (JST)---Please note: This is the final extention. Friday, 19 May 2017, 17:00 (JST), Friday, 5 May 2017.

  1. Author(s)' name(s) and affiliation(s)
  2. Title of the presented work
  3. Abstract (up to 150 words)
  4. Preferred presentation form: talk or poster
  5. Specify subject: "Abstract submission"
It is preferable that an abstract of an empirical investigation describes about the background, purpose, method, results, and conclusions of your work in this order. If your work is a theoretical study or a review, it is advisable that your abstract includes the background, purpose, theoretical or conceptual framework, gist of arguments, and conclusions and/or implications.

Stipend Applications (Closed)

If you have students who want to attend, they may apply for travel grants. The student should submit a CV, a brief summary of his/her presentation (an abstract up to 150 words for a free talk or a poster submission can be reused), and the amount requested. You (the sponsor) should write a brief supporting message.  The application should be submitted to the International Society for Psychophysics (monah1js [at] cmich.edu) by Friday, 19 May 2017, 17:00 (JST) Friday, 5 May 2017.

Potential stipends are limited to those who are presenting; please be sure to submit both a stipend application to the Society and an abstract of a free talk or a poster to the organizers. The policy of selection is that undergraduate students are given first preference, then graduate students can be considered depending on the budget left. Typically, post docs are not eligible. The size of stipends has been $400 for same continent applicants and $800 for those from different continents.

Proceedings Papers

Every corresponding author of a presentation is encouraged to submit a proceedings paper of 1–6 pages to the organizers (fd2017 [at] design.kyushu-u.ac.jp) by Monday, 31 July 2017, 17:00 (JST) Friday, 30 June 2017. Be sure to submit both a Word file and a PDF file with fonts embedded, or a LaTeX source file, picture files in EPS format if you use them, and a compiled PDF file.

Here are links to the instructions for authors and templates.

  1. Guidelines for authors (PDF)
  2. Template pack in Word
  3. Template pack in LaTeX (UTF-8)


Participation fees and Banquet fees should be paid by Friday, 22 September 2017 (JST).
Click here to go to the Registration page.
Note: Participation fees for students have been reduced.

Please visit "Venue, Accommodations, and Registration" page for the detail.

Venue, Accommodations, Visa, and Registration
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