Longitudinal adolescent brain study
An ambitious, world-first study of the brain and its exciting changes through adolescence.
Open to participants aged 12-15 years
AAIMS: Adolescence study
Investigating links between gut health, the brain, and Mediterranean eating patterns.
Open to teenagers with and without ADHD
Cyberbullying impact research
The first study to use functional MRI to understand the impacts of cyberbullying on young people.
Brain Changer school workshops
We visited schools to teach young people five ways to supercharge their brains.
Combatting Anxiousness for Learning Minds (CALM)
Understanding how anxiousness impacts children's attention and how mindfulness can help.
What the future of youth mental health care might look like, as brain study reaches milestone
As the Longitudinal Adolescent Brain Study (LABS) turns 5, Professor Daniel Hermens from UniSC's Thompson Institute has published research suggesting the future of preventative mental health could lie in giving 12-year-olds brain scans.
Changing Minds: How a teacher-turned-neuroscientist is helping teenage brains
Guidance counsellor-turned neuroscientist returns to the classroom, to deliver a pilot program shaping healthy teenage brains.
Size matters when it comes to the ‘tail’ of a teenager’s brain
Bigger is not necessarily better when it comes to the ‘tail’ of a teenager’s brain, researchers at the University of the Sunshine Coast have found.