1. Home
  2. Brain

Brain

  1. 21 August 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Mapping how schizophrenia changes brains

    A large University of Melbourne study has used brain scans to map the link between cognitive function and brain structure in people with schizophrenia.

  2. 13 March 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Understanding epilepsy

    A new classification system for epilepsy will aid understanding of the still-often misunderstood condition, promising more effective treatments for patients.

  3. 3 March 2017 - Go Figure

    Tone deaf? Why you can still hit the right notes

    Tone deafness is a recognised condition where you cannot distinguish between different musical pitches or tones. But it needn't stop you enjoying your music.

  4. 1 February 2017 - Science Matters

    Breakthrough in motor neurone disease research gives hope

    Copper could hold the key to a new treatment for those affected by Motor Neurone Disease, giving hope to those suffering from this devastating disease

  5. 6 June 2016 - Go Figure

    Why smells trigger your memories

    Smell is very powerful at evoking memories, and while we don't know why it may be because we aren't good at it so that when we do pick a smell, we don't forget.

  6. 29 April 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Racing the clock against dementia

    Scientists are racing the clock against Alzheimer's with human trials for a drug that promises to stop the disease before symptoms even occur.

  7. Podcast11 August 2015 - Up Close

    Brain ever changing: Neuroplasticity and its role in mental health

    On this Up Close podcast, behavioural neuroscientist Anthony Hannan explores the dynamic, biodirectional interplay of brain and body.