Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences

We offer research, training and education in a broad range of areas including medicine, neuroscience, public health, allied health, psychology, cognitive science and linguistics.

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Research in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences spans the biomedical and clinical sciences, cognitive and brain sciences, health systems and health informatics, linguistics, physiotherapy, psychology and public health.

Areas of research excellence include neuroscience, innovations in healthcare systems, emotional health, expertise, multilingualism, language acquisition in children, reading, and speech and hearing.

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Research news

Over 60s cope better in lockdown, research finds
Life experience is part of the reason that older people are handling lockdown with better mental and emotional wellbeing than their younger counterparts, according to Macquarie University psychologists.
Please explain: What makes a happy family?
Conflict will arise in every family  – it is how members deal with it that makes the difference, explains Emeritus Professor of Social Psychology at Macquarie University, Dr Julie Fitness.
Please explain: Why do we cry?
There is more to crying than simply expressing our emotions. Clinical psychologist Dr Philippe Gilchrist explains the reasons behind our tears, and why some of us are more prone to a good weep than others.

Content owner: Medicine and Health Sciences Last updated: 12 Mar 2020 12:14pm

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