New findings by UNSW neuroscientists represent a whole new way of looking at how our brains make judgements about the environment, and could have applications in telesurgery, prostheses and robotics.
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.
How do we know if someone is conscious? New brain imaging technology is providing some important insights, writes Selen Atasoy.
UNSW and the University of Sydney have announced an historic medical research partnership to help tackle two of the biggest challenges of our time – mental illness and addiction.
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.
Two UNSW post-doctoral researchers have been chosen to meet some of the world’s finest minds at the annual Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany.
With so many daily distractions, we live in a procrastinator's paradise, but accepting we are prone to delaying unpleasant tasks can allow us to manage our behaviour and become more productive, writes Amy Reichelt.
Brain research in Australia has received a significant boost with the opening of a world-class $54 million facility – part of the Neuroscience Research Precinct.
So far there is no simple explanation for déjà vu, but advances in neuroimaging techniques may aid our understanding of memory and the tricks our minds play, writes Amy Reichelt.
Thirty years of work developing 3D brain maps has won UNSW Professor George Paxinos an international Pioneer in Medicine award.