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

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.
Please explain: Can we control our dreams?
Lucid dreaming is when you are aware you’re dreaming while actually in the dream. Associate Professor Simon Boag from Macquarie University’s Department of Psychology explains what it is and what might be the benefits.
How Pokémon GO 'kept people sane' during lockdown
Playing mobile video games that use augmented reality encouraged people to be physically active during the pandemic and prevented many from becoming depressed, an international Macquarie University study has shown.
How will the COVID-19 pandemic end?
Despite 28 days of no community transmission in NSW – the state's longest stretch since the pandemic began – a ‘return to normal’ could be years away, say Macquarie University researchers.

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

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