Beyond creativity and thinking skills, arts education will help you enhance your communication and expressive skills, as well as boosting your confidence and self-esteem.
With the Australian Open about to start this year’s grand slam series, a crunch of the data from past performances gives a hint at who is the current best male player, possibly.
The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
Many boys stop singing at adolescence – but with the right support, they can continue to sing through their voice change and emerge as lifetime singers.
Opening traditional theatres and smaller venues may not be physically or financially viable. But with winter coming and the arts industry floundering, something needs to be done.
It will be possible to compare the outcomes of games with and without fans, giving new insights into the relationship between fans, home-field advantage and clutch performances.
An ongoing study shows that storytelling can positively increase self-awareness in young people, especially if they can relate to the stories. But in Africa access to story platforms is limited.
Little Richard honed his craft as a teenage drag queen. In everything from his hairstyle to his lyrics, we see the influence of gay contemporaries like Esquerita and Billy Wright.
For nearly 50 years, teams have administered the controversial Wonderlic test to measure cognitive ability. Two researchers decided to study its effectiveness as an evaluation tool.
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.