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Android app for anxiety brings help to thousands
28 March, 2017
For many months, iPhone users have been benefiting from smartphone app, MoodMission, by learning better ways of coping with low moods and anxious feelings – feelings that, if left untreated, can lead to depression and anxiety disorders.
Paper on prenatal supplementation published in world-renowned journal
27 March, 2017
Professor Peter J Anderson has had his first paper published since joining MICCN, just one month ago! Adding to his achievement, the paper was published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) - one of the world’s top journals.
Alcohol misuse among young people and the role that parents play
24 March, 2017
In Australia, 5,500 people die from alcohol-related injuries, illness and accidents each year, and, in the same time frame, 157,000 people are hospitalised due to alcohol.*
Monash leads breakthrough in treating anxiety and depression
22 March, 2017
Pioneered by researchers at Monash University, a promising new, ‘whole person’ approach to the treatment of anxiety and depression has been developed in an effort to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of current treatment, and further
Stress less, live longer
21 March, 2017
Funded by an award from the National Institute on Aging funded Stress Measurement Network, Dr Joshua Wiley of the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) is researching the effect of stress on health and, ultimately, on
World Sleep Day 2017 - Can we really sleep soundly?
14 March, 2017
“Sleep Soundly, Nurture Life”. The slogan for this year’s World Sleep Day seems simple. But, in a world where the pace is quickening and where there are never enough hours in the day, is this ideology actually achievable and just how positive
New international collaboration will make ‘online’ shine
6 March, 2017
Monash University’s School of Psychological Sciences has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with King’s College London, enhancing the prestige of Monash University’s psychology online education offerings, and providing a global
Head injury study now totalling 23 years of funding
3 March, 2017
Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre Director and clinical neuropsychologist, Prof Jennie Ponsford, who is also located in the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN), has received another two years of funding from
Stroke Foundation Grant makes remote therapy a possibility
1 March, 2017
Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) and Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre (MERRC) researcher, Dr Dana Wong, has been awarded a one-year Stroke Foundation Small Project Grant, to fund her important project,
MICCN’s Professor of Enterprise enhancing Institute-to-industry focus
28 February, 2017
It has been a few months since the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) appointed leading cognitive neuroscience expert, Professor Paul Maruff, as Professor of Enterprise.
Critical cognitive research boosted by new testing suite
27 February, 2017
A new cognitive testing suite has been constructed at the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN), to help facilitate leading research into human cognitive function.
MICCN launches major international partnership
9 February, 2017
A new and unique research partnership was, yesterday, officially launched, between Monash University and Western University.
Inaugural Computational Neuroscience Symposium a great success
9 February, 2017
200 neuroscientists and students gathered together at the Monash Biomedical Imaging Auditorium on Friday 3 February 2017, to hear 12 leading national and international experts present their research at the inaugural MICCN Computational Neuroscience
MICCN researchers bring OSA patients one step closer to individualised therapy
8 February, 2017
Currently, for the 50% of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who cannot tolerate continuous positive airway pressure or who discontinue using it after six months, clinicians will typically consider oral appliance devices.
Introducing the new Sona system
2 February, 2017
The Sona system is a web-based tool providing information on current psychology and neuroscience studies that are taking place within the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) and the Monash School of Psychological Sciences
Helping children starts with helping their parents…
25 January, 2017
Dr Marie Yap of the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) has been awarded a Monash Warwick Alliance Seed Fund grant for her project, “Parenting Strategies for parents of youths engaged in youth mental health services”.
Consciousness in the fruit fly
13 January, 2017
Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) researcher Associate Professor Naotsugu (Nao) Tsuchiya, has been awarded a grant by Templeton World Charity Foundation Inc. for his project “Intelligence and consciousness in flies”
The geometry of consciousness
14 December, 2016
What if you could visualise consciousness as a geometrical pattern that shifts and morphs over time?
MICCN contributes over $1M to support new industry partnership, designed to examine alertness in heavy vehicle drivers
14 December, 2016
In a first for the Australian heavy vehicle industry, a new partnership between the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) and the National Transport Commission (NTC), will evaluate the impacts of the
NHMRC equipment grant facilitates leading research into human cognitive function
7 December, 2016
The Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN), in conjunction with MBI, BDI, MAPrc, Monash University’s School of Clinical Sciences and Central Clinical School, and Behaviour Works, has been awarded a $130,000 NHMRC standard