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Podcast Episode #206: “Flatulence in Dogs”

Flatulence in Dogs, the Real-Life Wizard of Oz, Triskadekaphobia When People Buy a House, Boys Will Be Boys, Why Your Doctor Should Smell, Soft is Hard, You Bastard, and Personal Space at the Beach.

In episode #206, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Nicole Sharp, Robin Abrahams, Melissa Franklin, Chris Cotsapas, Jean Berko Gleason, Bill Hoston and Andrew Berry. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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1. Nicole Sharp encounters:

Flatulence in Pet Dogs,” by B.R. Jones, K.S. Jones, K. Turner, and B. Rogatski, New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1998 Oct;46(5):191-3.

Administration of Charcoal, Yucca Schidigera, and Zinc Acetate to Reduce Malodorous Flatulence in dogs,” Catriona J. Giffard, Stella B. Collins, Neil C. Stoodley, Richard F. Butterwick, and Roger M. Batt, The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol. 218, no. 6, March 15, 2001, pp. 892-6.

2. Robin and Marc Abrahams encounter:

The Enigmatic Dr. Nakamats.

3. Melissa Franklin encounters:

Triskaidekaphobia and North American Residential Real Estate Prices,” James E. Larsen, International Real Estate Review, vol. 18, no. 3, 2015, pp. 317-329.

4. Chris Cotsapas encounters:

The Adaptive Function of Masturbation in a Promiscuous African Ground Squirrel,” Jane M. Waterman, PLoS ONE, vol. 5, no. 9, 2010.

Differences in Breast Shape Preferences Between Plastic Surgeons and Patients Seeking Breast Augmentation,” H.C. Hsia and G.J. Thomson, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 112, no. 1, July 2003, pp. 312–20.

Changes in Pornography-Seeking Behaviors Following Political Elections: An Examination of the Challenge Hypothesis,” Patrick M. Markey and Charlotte N. Markey, Evolution and Human Behavior, vol. 31, no. 6, November 2010, pp. 442–6.

5. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

Scratch and Sniff. The Dynamic Duo,” W.Z. Stitt and A. Goldsmith, Archives of Dermatology, vol. 131, no. 9, September 1995, pp. 997-9.

6. Bill Hoston encounters:

The Physical Burdens of Secrecy,” M.L. Slepian, E.J. Masicampo, N.R. Toosi, and N. Ambady, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, vol. 141, 2012, pp. 619–24.

Big Secrets Do Not Necessarily Cause Hills to Appear Steeper,” Etienne P. LeBel and Christopher J. Wilbur, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 21(3), 2014, 696-700.

Passing Encounters: Patterns of Recognition and Avoidance in Pedestrians,” Miles L. Patterson, A. Webb, and W. Schwartz, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, vol. 24, 2002, pp. 57–66.

Through a Glass Darkly: Effects of Smiling and Visibility on Recognition and Avoidance in Passing Encounters,” Miles L. Patterson and Mark E. Tubbs, Western Journal of Communication, vol. 69, no. 3, July 2005, pp. 219–31.

7. Robin Abrahams encounters:

You Bastard: A Narrative Exploration of the Experience of Indignation within Organizations,” David Sims, Organization Studies, vol. 26, no. 11, 2005, pp. 1625-40.

8. Andrew Berry encounters:

Territorial Spacing on a Beach,” Sociometry, Julian J. Edney and Nancy L. Jordan-Edney, vol. 37, 1974, pp. 92-104.

Territorial Spacing on a Beach Revisited: A Cross-National Exploration,” H.W. Smith, Social Psychology Quarterly, vol. 44, no. 2, 1981, pp. 132-7.

Personal Space and Stimulus Intensity at a Southern California Amusement Park,” Paul D. Nesbitt and Girard Steven, Sociometry, vol. 37, no. 1, 1974, pp. 105-15.

How are Distances Between Individuals of Grazing Cows Explained by a Statistical Model?” Masae Shiyomi, Ecological Modelling, vol. 172, 2004, pp. 87–94.

How are distances between grazing cows determined: A case study,” Masae Shiyomi, Applied entomology and zoology 39, no. 4 (2004): 575-581.

Islam, Tamanna, Eiki Fukuda, Masae Shiyomi, Molla Rahman Shaibur, Shigenao Kawai, and Mikinori Tsuiki. “Effects of Feces on Spatial Distribution Patterns of Grazed Grassland Communities.” Agricultural Sciences in China 9, no. 1 (2010): 121-129.

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