USM BRAIN REWARD & ANTI-REWARD TEAM

Life is a balancing act. Your brain decides before you even know it.

ABOUT

USM BRAIN REWARD

&

ANTI-REWARD TEAM

WELCOME! SELAMAT DATANG!

This is an official page of our transdisciplinary research that focuses on the understanding of the brain reward and anti-reward (BRAR) circuit. There are FIVE (5) RESEARCH GROUPS within the BRAR team.

We are based at the Department of Neurosciences, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu Kelantan, Malaysia. It is also the home for the Integrated Neuroscience Programme (INP) and the Malaysian Brain Bee Challenge (MBBC), BrainBee@USM.



NEURO QURAN

This group focuses on the neuroscience of rhythmic brain in relation to the Holy Quran and well-known melodic recitation as revealed by the Prophet (PBUH). 

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CSVD

This group addresses a silent phenomenon known as Cerebrovascular Small Vessel Disease (CSVD) that affects the small penetrating arteries within the deep white matter of the human brain. 

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KETUM / KRATOM

This group investigates a native plant known as Ketum/kratom (Mitragyna speciosa. Korth), that has long been used by common folks as a traditional cure for numerous ailments. 

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MENTAL TOUGHNESS

This group examines sports-related mental toughness definition previously researched among athletes from the neuroscience perspectives using a state-of-the-art neurotechnology. 

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TRANSLATIONAL

Abridged by research work (rehabilitation & tinnitus) that attempted to apply the fundamental research concept with the translational application.

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Come, JOIN US!!

We SYNAPSE From Strength to Strength

NURUL IMAN

RESEARCH MODE (PhD)

“Research using animal models is a different kind of challenge. It requires a lot of patience and cooperation with the other teammates”


KHAIRUL

INP DOCTORAL

“Being in INP and BRAR team has opened my mind of neuroscience research from different perspectives & aspects of life”


ZAKIYYAH

INP MASTER

“Doing research work is challenging yet an unforgettable experience for me. Warm & helpful members making it easier to perform in my study”


MAZIRA

ALUMNI

“We have a good teamwork it always a delight to work together with them in conducting projects and also programmes”


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