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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Higher degree research

Higher degree research

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Research news

Please explain: Why do we scream?
Screaming activates the amygdala, a nucleus in the brain that helps heighten awareness. And, according to Macquarie University's Dr Philippe Gilchrist, it provides clues as to how people respond to danger and the environment.
Please explain: Is it possible to speed read?
Claims that it is possible to teach us to read at incredible speeds so we can improve our performance in study and at work are easy to find online. But is speed reading really possible?

Content owner: Medicine and Health Sciences Last updated: 26 Sep 2022 1:35pm

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