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Snails reveal how two brain cells can hold the key to decision making

3 June 2016

Scientists in Sussex Neuroscience discover how just two neurons can drive a sophisticated form of decision making.


School’s support for women scientists recognised in award first

28 April 2016

The School of Life Sciences has received the University’s first ever Athena SWAN Silver award in recognition of its work to support female scientists.


Study reveals why your brain makes you slip up when anxious

20 January 2016

Neuroscientists at the Sackler Centre and BSMS have identified the brain network system that causes us to stumble and stall when we least want to.


Sussex study reveals brain mechanism for creating durable memories

27 October 2015

Rehearsing information immediately after being given it may be all you need to make it a permanent memory, a University of Sussex study suggests.


Researchers uncover a novel link between genetics and movement control

22 October 2015

A small molecule in cells, previously believed to have no impact on animal behaviour, could in fact be responsible for controlling precise movements.


Neuroscience graduand plans a career studying how brains work

15 July 2015

Seeing the brain scans of psychopaths was what prompted Shauna Crampsie, who graduates this morning (15 July), to want to become a brain scientist.


Alzheimer’s culprit causes memory loss even before brain degeneration

29 May 2015

A protein that contributes to dementia can cause memory loss in healthy brains before physical signs of degeneration appear, says new Sussex research.


How the colourful world of ‘baby scientists’ inspired a sold-out Brighton Festival show

22 May 2015

The University of Sussex Baby Lab has helped theatre company Flying Eye to create a magical Brighton Festival show for babies and toddlers.


Neuroscience researchers showcase their work at London’s Science Museum

25 March 2015

Sussex researchers are taking part in a festival at London’s Science Museum this week that explores the biotechnological future of the human body.


Dementia expert pays tribute to Terry Pratchett

17 March 2015

An expert on Alzheimer’s disease whose research team benefited from a donation by Terry Pratchett has praised his contribution to raising awareness.


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