Researchers from the MARCS Institute are developing an innovative online program and mobile app that will use music to help young people understand their depression, teach users how to more effectively manage their moods, and encourage increased use of professional mental health services.
Pilot testing of new music mobile phone app
In a world first, MARCS researchers focusing on infant speech and cognitive development in the Asia-Pacific region will showcase their collaborative research this week for the inaugural international Asia-Pacific BabyLab Constellation (ABC) conference in Singapore.
BabyLab older girl
A new pilot program has been developed to help transform the lives of patient's in aged care. Neuroscience research has identified music as one of the few activities that stimulates and uses the entire brain.
Dementia patients - Music dance
Dancing or tapping our feet to the beat of the drum - why do we do it?
Blue drum
What do Nelson Mandela and the Black Panther King of Wakanda have in common?
Imagine life without a voice. Around 300,000 people world-wide have had their larynx surgically removed as a result of cancer treatment, and the number is increasing by 10,000 every year.
Australia Day; it’s snags on the barbie, mozzies, long necks, Akubra hats and that all Aussie sun blazing through our SPF 50+. But what is it that makes good ol’ Straya so unique? Well, it’s the accent of course.
Aussie English
Women are less likely to trust robots who stare at them.Research by Dr Chris Stanton, a roboticist at the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, (Western Sydney University) investigated if the same physical elements that made humans trust one another could be applied to robotics.
New research has found that Australian babies fare better than babies of other English speaking countries at word learning.
Aussie babies
New research findings discovered that Choirboys can actually use their voices to sexually compete to win favour with the opposite sex.

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