Dementia can affect a person’s ability to recognise the meaning of common emotional words such as ‘thrilled’ and ‘annoyed’, according to new research.
Sydney’s future leaders in neuroscience research will shake hands with Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of NSW at Neuroscience Research Australia’s annual scholarship ceremony.
Einstein’s famous theory of relativity proposed that matter can distort space and time.
Stroke patients once considered too disabled to regain function in their affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the Nintendo Wii.
Genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease can reduce anxiety for people, regardless of whether the test confirms a risk of developing the disease.
Changes in spinal fluid and the brain have been observed up to 25 years before people with a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s disease actually show signs of this devastating disease.
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A pioneering Australian brain mapper has been elected to the Academy of Athens, the chief scientific body of his birthplace, Greece.
Neuroscience Research Australia is part of a bold new idea in medical research that sees 11 research institutes, hospitals and universities form Australia's first Health-Science Alliance.
A new NeuRA study has found that people suffering from depression are more likely to fall, pointing to a complex relationship between mental illness, a sense of balance, and falling in older people.
HAWAII--The environment in which laboratory mice are reared can drastically alter the results of experiments and may have major implications for medical research around the world, according to new Aus
Improving the quality of information available to culturally diverse families across NSW may improve child vehicle safety across the state, according to new research.
Ever been stuck in traffic when a feel-good song comes on the radio and suddenly your mood lightens?
The Southern Highlands community got an opportunity to learn about the latest research into Parkinson's disease when three NeuRA experts held a free talk on Wednesday 30 May.
Our ability to imagine and plan our future depends on brain regions that store general knowledge, new research shows.
Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert, a widely-recognised trailblazer in the neuroscience of schizophrenia, has been appointed to the board of the Society for International Schizophrenia Research.
Stephanie woke one Saturday morning to find that she couldn't speak properly and collapsed shortly after having suffered a major stroke, at the age of 22.
An Australian research team examining the care of hip fractures in older people has just secured highly competitive funding to investigate this growing problem.
The NeuRA Profile 2012 is now available online. We invite you to explore highlights of our research and discoveries.