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  1. Podcast19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Getting involved

    The pandemic has changed student life. Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how belonging and connection can help protect our mental health.

  2. 19 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  3. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  4. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  5. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The microbiota and our mental health

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how your ‘gut-feeling’ is not just metaphorical and the connection between our microbes and our mood.

  6. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Being open to emotion in art

    Art can provoke, plague, and preoccupy. But what can our interactions with Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside teach us about emotions in our lives?

  7. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Hey Siri, how’s my mental health?

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the role of conversational systems in future mental healthcare and their potential to cut e-waste.

  8. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Mental Health ≠ Wellbeing

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the tendency to link mental health and wellbeing as an inseparable conceptual couple, when they're not.

  9. 5 July 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Distress doubles for cancer patients during pandemic

    Patients with blood cancer experience higher psychological distress from risk of COVID-19 infection and unmet needs finds University of Melbourne research

  10. 24 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Brain development is altered in people at high risk of psychosis

    Neuroscientists including University of Melbourne show the brain’s white matter develops slower in young people at high clinical risk of a psychotic episode