This was the first scientific study to track consumers’ eye movement using an infrared camera as they read the menu, according to the ESRI’s behavioural research unit.

People order less and consume fewer calories when information on the calorie content of their food is included on menus, new Irish research has establ(...)

Pensions are hard to understand, partly because levels of financial literacy are generally low, ESRI research for the Pensions Authority has found.

Pensions are hard to understand, partly because levels of financial literacy are generally low, according to a series of ESRI studies. But they found (...)

Growing Up, Live: Angela Scanlon is so quick-witted and unflappable that she ought to be the subject of further study

“How does a baby learn to walk and talk? Why is it that I am attracted to my partner? How can I grow old gracefully?” For a moment the scientist Deird(...)

 Last month Norwegian Air  stock took an upward jolt amidst speculation it may be acquired by Lufthansa. Photograph: Getty Images

MONDAY Indicators: Irish construction PMI (June); new vehicles licensed (June); German exports and imports (May). TUESDAY Results: PepsiCo. Ind(...)

Research from Trinity College Dublin’s longitudinal study on ageing (Tilda) has found that negative attitudes to ageing affect both physical and cognitive health in later years. Photograph: Thinkstock

It’s official. You’ re only as old as you feel. Research from Trinity College Dublin’s longitudinal study on ageing (Tilda) has found that negative (...)