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Queensland Brain Institute
Queensland Brain Institute
npj Science of Learning
Early career researchers
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in neuroscience
Action potentials and synapses
How do neurons work?
Long-term synaptic plasticity
Studying synaptic plasticity and learning
Types of glia
What are glia?
What is a neuron?
What is neurogenesis?
What is synaptic plasticity?
Brain diseases and disorders
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Australian Brain Bee
Exclusive art prints to raise funds for schizophrenia research
Jeweller Luke Maninov Hammond helps raise funds for schizophrenia research at the Queensland Brain Institute by selling exclusive artwork prints featured at solo exhibition, Beneath the Surface, at Piece of Eight Gallery in Melbourne.
Why we still don't know much about the brain
Despite the amount of research on the brain, neuroscientists still don't know why we dream, why only some people get dementia, or how we can improve learning.
A survival guide for the coming AI revolution
Should we be scared or excited about artificial intelligence? How may it take over our lives for better or worse.
Hand Heart Pocket Gala 2016 wrap-up
A wrap-up of the 2016 Hand Heart Pocket Gala evening, held to support dementia research.
Brain games: inside the brain of the elite athlete
Elite athletes don't just jump higher and run faster—they think differently, too.
Kids are more susceptible to head injury than previously thought
New research has found a link between concussion in childhood and health and social problems as an adult.
Mapping the brain: scientists define 180 distinct regions, but what now?
Neuroscientists have developed a modern atlas of the human brain, 97 areas of which have never been described before.
This is your brain on Pokémon Go
The neuroscience behind the global phenomenon, Pokémon Go.
Deep brain stimulation for depression hits a(nother) roadblock
Research research has found DBS to relieve treatment-resistant depression to be ineffective.
Zapping your brain can make you more creative
Applying mild electric currents to the brain can increase creativity, scientists have found.
PTSD in military personnel
Post-traumatic stress disorder results from exposure to traumatic events and evokes feelings of fear, horror, and helplessness.
CJCADR Public Dementia Forum part 2: treatment and care
The public dementia forum provided an overview of QBI research and the ongoing treatment of patients.
CJCADR Public Dementia Forum part 1: QBI research
The public dementia forum provided an overview of QBI research.
Life as an Honours student
How Zala Skrbis, Honours student at QBI, found herself researching Alzheimer's disease.
Brain–Machine Interfaces: Melding Mind and Machine
Brain–machine interfaces may hold the answer to treating spinal cord injury.
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