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Why psychology lost its soul: everything comes from the brain

As a neuroscientist and psychologist, Prof George Paxinos has no use for the soul. On the contrary, all functions attributable to this kind of soul can be explained by the workings of the brain.

Call for care of hip fracture patients to be unified in Australian and New Zealand hospitals

Experts call on Australian and New Zealand hospitals to adopt uniform standards of quality and care for hip fracture patients. A report released today highlights considerable variation between hospitals in a number of aspects of hip fracture care.

Atlas of the Human Brain wins prestigious prize

Prof George Paxinos and his co-authors were awarded Best Illustrated Book for the Atlas of the Human Brain (4th ed) by the British Medical Association.

Fall prediction tools take a step forward

A new study found that intraindividual variation measures can provide useful insights for clinicians to identify possible neurobiological disturbances such as mild cognitive impairment that could lead to an increased falls risk.

No need for white coats: study challenges idea that clinicians need to dress formally

Clinicians can ditch the suit and tie and instead dress comfortably when attending patients in their practice, according to findings from a recent study.

New standards to be developed following trampoline safety study

NeuRa researchers have begun talks with indoor trampoline park operators and Standards Australia to develop a new set of industry-wide safety guidelines for the popular venues.