Monash launches mental health institute
Today marks the official launch of Monash University’s Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, named in honour of Monash alumnus, the late Mr David Winston Turner
Monash University's Dr Hannah Kirk Named One of Australia's Top Five Science Scholars
Monash Psychology Researcher Dr Hannah Kirk has been named in the ABC’s Top Five early career researchers after a nationwide search.
Dopamine found to restore motivation in Parkinson's sufferers
Monash University researchers have found evidence that dopamine levels in the brain can help people with Parkinson's disease achieve higher levels of cognitive motivation.
Trippy tech explores brain power under LSD
Monash University researchers have used computer technology to explore how the brain processes information when under the influence of LSD.
Working day less than a hoot for 'night owls'
Those who go to bed late and then get up later have significantly lower functional connectivity in the brain, slower reaction times, and may struggle with a standard 9-5 work day compared to ‘early risers’.
A fine line between pleasure and weight gain
Monash University research shows that the size of your brain's pleasure sensors could contribute to obesity later in life.
Behaviour of social media fanatics similar to drug users, gamblers
A new study into social media has raised awareness about the hidden mental health traps affecting young users online.
Active sleep is more than just counting sheep
New research by neuroscientists at Monash University shows that the sleeping brain has the capacity to encode important pieces of information - even though the body is resting.