A hearing aid could help your brain
Hearing loss and cognitive decline are linked, but new University of Melbourne research finds that using a hearing aid may help delay this decline.
Delving into memory to understand schizophrenia
Impaired memory is a symptom of schizophrenia; University of Melbourne PhD student Cassandra Wannan has identified in the brain new clues as what is going on
Buffering against brain change in schizophrenia
Some people with schizophrenia may have a protective mechanism that buffers against the structural changes in the brain shows University of Melbourne research.
Investigating the brain’s insulation
Following his uncle’s brain injury, University of Melbourne neuroscientist Dr David Gonsalvez now researches the way brain cells function in diseases like MS.
Reading the body’s electrical signals to treat illness
Embedded devices can treat some chronic illnesses, but a University of Melbourne engineer is now seeking to 'read' our electrical signals to predict symptoms.
What is déjà vu? What is déjà vu?
Many of us have seen or done something that's felt eerily familiar; two University of Melbourne experts explain what the brain's doing when we get déjà vu.
The I’m-trying-to-get-around-you dance explained
Two people walk towards each other, both try and get out of the way - suddenly, they’re doing the ‘sidewalk salsa'; two University of Melbourne experts explain.
Schizophrenia: Mapping how the brain changes
University of Melbourne researchers use a new MRI technique to reveal how changes in grey and white matter in the brains of people with schizophrenia are linked
Forecasting the cycle of epileptic seizures
New University of Melbourne research confirms most people experience epileptic seizures in cycles, and a new seizure forecasting app can help them plan.
MS and new ways of regenerating our brain’s insulation
New University of Melbourne research that stimulates myelin production, a step that could help people living with degenerative neurological diseases like MS.