Can sunshine help your brain?
New University of Melbourne research suggests adequate Vitamin D in midlife may help women maintain at least some of their brain power as they age.
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.
A new classification system for epilepsy will aid understanding of the still-often misunderstood condition, promising more effective treatments for patients.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.