Will COVID-19 change healthcare for stroke patients?
COVID-19 presents a double blow to patients at risk of or experiencing stroke; University of Melbourne experts have developed a mobile ambulance for urgent care
How brain rhythms can reveal your personality
Machine learning can be used to predict aspects of a person’s personality from their electrical brain rhythms, shows a new study led by University of Melbourne.
Towards faster treatment for major depressive disorder
Physiologist Professor Scott Thompson studies how the brain changes in patients with major depression to identify more effective, faster acting antidepressants.
Training your brain in lockdown
Changes in lifestyle due to COVID-19 distancing require more deliberate actions to exercise our thinking skills; University of Melbourne experts have some tips.
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.