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: What is a phobia?
Fear is normal and protective, but it can also be unhelpful. Associate Professor Melissa Norberg, of Macquarie University’s Centre for Emotional Health, explains what causes phobias - and how they can be overcome.
Please explain: Why do people break rules?
A minority of people have refused to follow rules during COVID lockdowns, from rejecting mask-wearing to demonstrating in the streets. We asked Macquarie University specialists in psychology and criminology for their perspectives on why people insist on breaking rules, even when the consequences can be fatal.

Content owner: Medicine and Health Sciences Last updated: 13 Oct 2021 3:04pm

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