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UNSW medical researchers in the Translational Neuroscience Facility are partnering with a drug development company to discover new treatments to limit the damage of traumatic brain injury.

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You'll see your brain in a whole new way at a hands-on workshop at UNSW's Museum of Human Disease during Brain Awareness Week.

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Scientists have reconstructed the brain architecture of the enigmatic Tasmanian tiger for the first time, revealing new information about its intelligence and social life.

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Both genetic and environmental factors determine someone's personality. Genes account for up to 50% and unique environmental experiences make up the rest, writes Perminder Sachdev.

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A team of researchers led by UNSW scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease – work that opens up new avenues for treatments for the degenerative brain condition.

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For her research showing that people with dementia lose their ability to imagine the future, cognitive neuroscientist Muireann Irish has been awarded a $25,000 L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship.

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UNSW scientists have discovered a link between autism and genetic changes in some segments of DNA that are responsible for switching on genes in the brain.

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Why is it that we lose the information we have learnt? Is it still there but inaccessible, or is it gone forever, asks Amy Reichelt.

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When the curious mind is stimulated, everyone from school kids to the elderly learn and remember more no matter the subject matter, UNSW psychology research fellow Amy Reichelt tells The Conversation.

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A diet of junk food not only makes rats fat, it also reduces their appetite for novel foods and a balanced diet, UNSW research shows.

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