Fear, memory and brain exploration
A mostly uncharted region of the brain, the zona incerta, may play a role in memory and hold the key to how we control fear, say University of Melbourne experts
The science of coughing
Coughing is a human defensive reflex - it keeps our airways clear - but Professor Stuart Mazzone explains the difference between a good cough and a bad cough.
The legacy of maltreatment on the brain
New University of Melbourne research into childhood maltreatment looks at why brain development may be derailed during the ‘sensitive’ adolescent period.
What is Post-COVID-19 Neurological Syndrome?
We're still learning about the lasting COVID-19 effects on the brain, but new University of Melbourne research finds Post-COVID-19 Neurological Syndrome is real
Grasping COVID-19’s long neurological tail
University of Melbourne and other medical experts warn that we need to know more about the long-lasting neurological and neuropsychiatric impacts of COVID-19.
The brain benefits of music
The University of Melbourne's Professor Sarah Wilson discusses music neuroscience and why no other species uses a complex musical system like we do.
Mapping the terra incognita of our brains
New research from University of Melbourne experts has mapped the subcortex, creating a detailed subcortical atlas of the most ancient part of our brain.
Chemogenetics: A new way to understand brain function
University of Melbourne researchers developed a method to study neural pathways that could reveal new information about the behaviour and diseases of the brain.
New targets for epilepsy treatment
Associate Professor Reid is developing new drugs for epilepsy, with the view of treating a larger population of people with epilepsy.
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