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Understanding brain dynamics behind food addiction

When it comes to food addiction, one of the most commonly explored areas is the overlap between excessive food intake and addictive disorders. Excessive food intake is the major contributor to obesity in advanced countries.

Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences 5 November, 2018
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Thanks to a transformational gift by the late David Winston Turner, Monash University is the recipient of the largest single donation given to mental health research in Australia.

News 9 October, 2018

How Do Connectomes Contribute to Human Cognition?

The human brain is an extraordinarily complex network, comprising an estimated 86 billion neurons connected by 100 trillion synapses. A connectome is a comprehensive map of these links—a wiring diagram of the brain. With current technology,

News 9 October, 2018

MICCN welcomes new Research and Engagement Manager

MICCN has welcomed Dr Boris Sarcevic, Manager, Research and Engagement, to the team.

News 5 October, 2018
Radboud University

Radboud grant heightens international opportunities

A total of €31.033 (approx. AU$50,000) has been awarded for the collaboration between Monash University (MICCN) and Radboud University in the Erasmus KA107 project 2018-20.

News 5 October, 2018
Jeg Tiego

A brand new approach to mental health

Some people may be more prone to conditions such as anxiety and depression. But how do we know who those people are?

News 5 October, 2018

Mental Health – Do You See What I See?

Do You See What I See? Is the theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, which takes place on Wednesday 10 October 2018.

News 5 October, 2018

New partnership with US healthcare company to trial new treatment for OSA

According to SNORE Australia, around nine percent of women and 25 percent of men in Australia have clinically significant obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA); a condition where your breathing can become very shallow or you may even stop breathing --

News 5 October, 2018

Is MoodMission all it’s cracked up to be? Tests reveal, yes!

In August 2016, a mobile phone app designed in part by MICCN researchers and named MoodMission was launched.

News 5 October, 2018