Winner of the Zurich Young Portrait Prize 2020. Is this Normal? by Eva McParland (14). Photograph: Roy Hewson/National Gallery of Ireland

Anna Purna Kambhampaty, in a Time Magazine feature headlined How art movements tried to make sense of the world in the wake of the 1918 flu pandemic, (...)

Watching more than three-and-a-half hours of TV per day has been associated with a decline in memory of words and language.

Watching a lot of television in later life can damage memory of words and language, a new study has found. The research, conducted at University Col(...)

 Charleen Murphy and Caitlin Brady at this year’s Electric Picnic. A new study has suggested that music can boost the immune system. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Music is not just food for our soul, it turns out that our immune system laps it up too. With the help of a choir to emphasise her points, Dr Daisy F(...)