Laboratory of Developmental Neuroendocrinology

Department of Anatomy

Popular science writing archive

Left brain, right brain: science brain, art brain?, published 27 August 2013, Southland Times


Brain health may be a box of chocolates, published 13 August 2013, Southland Times


Why do men have nipples?, published 15 July 2013, Southland Times 


Optogenetics and OCD: Modulating behaviour with light?, published 18 June 2013, Southland Times


Toxic chain reaction triggers Alzheimer's disease, published 2 June 2013, Southland Times


New nerve cells make us unique, published 21 May 2013, Southland Times


Babies brains show consciousness at 5 months, published 7 May 2013, Southland Times



Beer taste adicts us, published 23 April 2013, Southland Times


The Power of the Superiority Illusion, published 9 April 2013, Southland Times


Encoding intentions: Anatomy of moral judgement revealed, publsihed 26 March 2013, Southland Times


Say what? Selective noise filtering by the brain, published 12 March 2013, Southland Times


Monkey see, monkey do? Evidence for human-only brain regions, published 26 February 2013, Southland Times


An ale for ailments: Compounds in beer beneficial, published 12 February 2013, Southland Times


What's that you say? New technology for repair of hearing loss, published 29 January 2013, Southland Times


I like me just as I am: Brain quirk may prevent us from envisioning our future selves, published 15 January 2013, Southland Times


Junk food tricks our brain into eating, published 18 December 2012, Southland Times


Read my hips: Emotions interpreted by body language, published 4 December 2012, Southland Times


Cooking expands the mind, published 20 November 2012, Southland Times


All for one and one for all? Depends on your upbringing, published 6 November 2012, Southland Times


Let's shake on it! A good handshake makes a great first impression, published 23 October 2012, Southland Times


The 'bionic' eyes have it!, published 9 October 2013, Southland Times