As we move through the world, we are bombarded with an overwhelming amount of visual, auditory, and tactile information. Yet we effortlessly filter this immense datastream by selectively attending to the information that is relevant for current goals.
Cognitive training may have the capacity to delay or slow cognitive decline in older adults ‘at risk’ of dementia; however little is known about its capacity to alter underlying brain functioning.
Spinal cord cysts (syringomyelia) occur in approximately 28% of patients following spinal cord injury. The underlying mechanisms for syringomyelia development and expansion are still poorly understood.
A new treatment of corticosteroid nasal irrigations after endoscopic sinus surgery which combines the therapeutic effects of sinus surgery and effective delivery of corticosteroid is proposed.
It has traditionally been thought that almost all life on earth ultimately derives its energy from sunlight. However, deep below ground certain microbes can use chemicals to generate energy.
Catriona is professor of philosophy and Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University. She is also Director of the Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics.
Viviana is a clinical psychologist and NH&MRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology.
Morten currently holds a three-year ARC Super Science Research Fellowship position at Macquarie University.
The eCentreClinic develops and evaluates innovative psychological treatments for people with common mental disorders and chronic health conditions.
The typical Western diet, high in saturated fat and refined sugar (HFS) has been shown to adversely affect cognition, particularly cognitive functions associated with the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.