Landmark study finds that the shape of the brain influences the way it works
The study has examined more than 10,000 different maps of human brain activity and found that the overall shape of a person’s brain exerts a far greater influence on how we think, feel and behave than its intricate neuronal connectivity.
Turner Institute welcomes mental health workforce reform
The Federal Government’s announcement in last night’s budget that it plans to invest over $91 million in mental health workforce reform over the next five years has been welcomed by the Director of the Turner Institute for Brain and
World-first app helps shift workers get more and better sleep
Monash University researchers have developed a world-first personalised app to improve the sleep and mood of vital shift workers.
New paramedics at risk of poor sleep and resulting mental health issues: study
As we mark World Sleep Day, a joint Monash University and Ambulance Victoria study will better support new paramedics to get a better night’s sleep and improve their mental health.
It’s official: Home-crowd advantage is a thing
Regardless of who they follow, most professional sports fans will agree on one thing – home teams have an advantage, especially when the “away” team travels from afar.
Turner Institute Advisory Council set to make a difference
The new Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health Advisory Council, chaired by former federal Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Greg Hunt, has met for the first time.
The TGA has approved certain psychedelic treatments – the response from experts is mixed
A few days ago, the Australian drug regulator,– the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), surprised experts around the world when it announced the approval of certain psychedelic treatments.
Monash study reframes baby brain: new mother's memories are just as good as non-mothers
It’s sometimes called Baby Brain – the experience of cognitive deficits, or memory loss, in the months before and after having a baby.
Pivotal milestone achieved for Australians living with Huntington’s Disease
Australia’s first nationwide registry to map people living with the rare, neurodegenerative Huntington’s Disease has reached its first 100 participants, a significant step toward paving the way for better care and services across the