How sound alters sense of touch
New research suggests our brains process inputs from different senses like a symphony, combining and harmonising information say University of Melbourne experts
Looking out for our kids through lockdowns
How to build resilience in children and families during lockdowns and lookout for those not coping? A University of Melbourne-led panel share their expertise
Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia
Dementia is the second leading cause of death for Australians, and University of Melbourne research says prevention must be prioritised in our health policies.
We are leaving people released from prison vulnerable
People released from prison are vulnerable and more likely to be the victims of violence, says University of Melbourne research, and more support is needed.
Physical activity is critical for children’s quality of life
Increasing the daily level of physical activity could be the easiest ‘win’ for parents to improve their child’s wellbeing, finds University of Melbourne study.
Giving students time for recovery and learning
We shouldn't rapidly return schools to the old ‘normal’, but provide students with adequate support to enjoy learning say University of Melbourne experts
The pandemic has changed student life. Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how belonging and connection can help protect our mental health.
Your face is muted
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the search for technologies that help us bridge the gap towards humane interactions in a hi-tech world.
Running on rainbows
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the neuroscience behind the complex decision we make to intentionally move our bodies when we exercise.
There is no ‘normal’
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside finds dreams, hallucinations or reality are a product of the same thing – so there's no such thing as normal.