The coronavirus outbreak is causing people to rethink the handshake and seek other gestures that perform similar functions without touch.
Research shows that the type of task – and style of music – tend to determine whether listening will help or hinder your performance.
Busking has long been a way for musicians to gain performance experience and garner a following. Digital platforms are powerful tools that can transmit local artists to global audiences.
Our research into drag cultures and performances found that despite the common idea of two schools of drag, it is much more diverse.
From Cape Town to Kisumu and Greater Manchester, cities around the world are seeing the benefits of festivals that celebrate traditions and people.
This new production from Alison Croggon and The Rabble asks us to consider how women's voices are ignored, and makes us listen across time.
The 'right' amount of noise is different for everyone. That might explain why some people perform best in noisy environments, while others prefer silence.
Lee, who is blind and autistic, upended the assumption, held by many, that people with disabilities lack rich interior lives.
An ethnomusicologist traces the origins of the practice, from early 20th century 'air conductors' to Joe Cocker's air riffing at Woodstock to the rise of international competitions.
A group of researchers figured out which NBA teams featured the most egotistical players, and then tracked their performances over the course of a season.
Until social platforms improve filtering of extremist content, we all have a role to play in ensuring our online activities don't contribute to a spectacle society that rewards terrorists with clicks.
Number crunching the winning race time for marathon athletes can tell us when the men are likely to break the two-hour barrier. But what about a target barrier for women marathon runners?
The French writer's work and life make perfect cinematic subjects.
The Rocky Horror Show and its star, Frank-N-Furter, debuted in 1973. His character owes much to older performance traditions.
It's not only fans that dress up on Melbourne Cup Day. There is plenty of gear racehorses can wear, from blinkers to nose bands, ear plugs and even a tail chain. But do they do any good?
We love to be scared by creepy movies. But fear has other uses too. It can be used negatively by politicians to control us, but can also be a tool to harness internal change.
We need to learn how to rebuild from loss, failure, or defeat in life, and that can also help in sport.
Research shows that trust is 'knowable' -- you can calculate whether you can trust an individual, based on their behaviours.
My investigations have generated stunning insights into how the ancient Greeks made music.
Be careful how you reward success. Was it achieved through hard-earned skill or just a lucky break?