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Light the night? Monash research finds that some of us are hypersensitive to evening illumination

New research from Monash University has found human circadian clocks are “highly sensitive” to evening light, but that this sensitivity varies greatly among individuals.

Turner Institute 3 June, 2019
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Turner Institute researcher awarded ultimate ABC media experience

Dr Hannah Kirk has been selected to be one of the Top 5 (Scientists) in the ABC's Top 5 Media Residency Program; a program that gives a voice to early career researchers.

Turner Institute 24 May, 2019

Women’s memory stimulated by educational, employment opportunities

Women in countries where there is higher educational participation can better recall and reconstruct significant memories in their lives – and outperform men in this area – new international research shows.

Turner Institute 20 May, 2019

Sleep apnoea linked to high rates of clinical depression and antidepressant use

Latest research from Monash University shows one in five people with sleep apnoea suffer from clinical depression and almost a quarter use antidepressants.

Turner Institute 20 May, 2019

Improved recovery outcomes for brain injury patients

Monash University researchers have found skills retraining in daily activities can improve outcomes in functional independence for brain injury patients in post-traumatic amnesia (PTA).

Turner Institute 20 May, 2019

Turner Institute announces successful multi-million dollar MRFF bid for Autism research

The Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health recently announced a successful bid for $2.5 million from the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

Turner Institute 17 May, 2019
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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.

Turner Institute 25 January, 2019
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Technology helps turn-off unhealthy food urges

A simple tilt of a smartphone could be the key to improving healthy food choices, reducing weight and delivering new treatment options for chronic obesity, new research by Monash University shows.

Turner Institute 25 January, 2019

Monash-King's College London Symposium: Redefining the future of digital education in large student cohorts.

Innovation in online education is a cornerstone of the strategies of both Monash Psychological Sciences and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London (KCL). Each are leading their institutions to

Turner Institute 8 March, 2018