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Image - Researchers discover genetic variants that alter brain development
Thursday, 22 January 2015

Researchers have identified five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the brain, a discovery that could help determine the genetic processes that underlie neuropsychiatric diseases.

The international study, which included researchers from UNSW's Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), provides new insight into the causes of variability in human brain...

Image - The eyes have it: changing kids' minds about bad behaviour
Thursday, 8 January 2015

OPINION: Aggression and oppositional behaviour in childhood doesn’t just make short-term problems for children, their friends and families. It also places kids at risk of long-term issues with mental and physical health. And while there are some effective treatments around, not all children respond to them. Now, neuroscience is helping guide better treatment.

Temper tantrums, breaking...