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deco

Enhancing Computational Neuroscience through international collaboration

We are privileged to have key international researcher, Prof Gustavo (Gus) Deco, visiting MICCN this month from Spain.

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Samara Wilson

Alcohol, drugs, and the impact on partners

When we think of issues surrounding alcohol and other drug use, we usually only consider the direct effects on the consumer. Such problematic issues, however, also heavily impact the partners, who face an increased risk of experiencing domestic vi

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Neurodev_MICCN

Helping Aussie kids reach their full potential

The human brain undergoes massive developmental change from infancy to early adulthood. Disruption to neurodevelopment can be dramatic, leading to clinical conditions marked by failure to attain appropriate cognitive, motor, emotional or social de

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
ACC.PNG

Genetics research leads to better understanding of children with ACC

Agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) is a birth defect in which there is a complete or partial absence of the corpus callosum - the major pathway for communication between the brain’s two hemispheres. It occurs when the corpus callosum

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Gambling

Do we gamble by choice or by design of gaming machines and our social environment?

Our social environments can powerfully manipulate our thoughts and behaviour. So powerfully, that gambling advertising and gaming machines such as pokies play a significant role in some people getting hooked on gambling. But what we should do abou

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

MICCN’s Professor Jennie Ponsford appointed Officer of the Order of Australia for her pioneering work in neuropsychology

Professor Jennie Ponsford, Director of Monash School of Psychological Sciences’ Clinical Programs and Director of the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre (MERRC), has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the General

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

Another step forward in helping people with brain impairment

The Neurorehabilitation Clinic at the Monash Psychology Centre is dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with brain impairment and their families.

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences

Computational Neuroscience: researching new models to better understand the brain

The human brain is perhaps the most complex structure in the universe. To understand the principles that drive brain connectivity organisation, mathematical models are developed to capture the key mechanisms that shape neural structure and functions.

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences