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May We Recommend

Items that merit a trip to the library

compiled by Stephen Drew


Honor Code of the Jail Bird

“Self-Control by Pigeons in the Prisoner’s Dilemma,” Forest Baker and Howard Rachlin, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, vol. 9, no. 3, 2002, pp. 482-8. The authors are at State University of New York, Stony Brook.


A Matter of Taste

“Taste Abnormality for Eggs Due to the Deodorant p-Dichlorobenzene and Its Analytical Determination” [Article in German], H.J. Langner, et al., Berliner und Muenchener Tieraerztliche Wochenschrift, vol. 84, no. 18, September 15, 1971, pp. 351-354.


Large Linglong

“Discovery and Considerations on ‘Superlarge-Linglong,’” Liandeng Liu, et al., Science in China Series D, vol. 46, no. 6, June 2003, pp. 540-6. (Thanks to Tom Gill for bringing this to our attention.)


Gary Cooper: The Loneliness of Success

“The Stress and Loneliness of Success,” Cary L. Cooper and James Campbell, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, vol. 16, no. 1, March 2003, pp. 1-7. (Thanks to Kristine Danowski for brigning this to our attention.) The authors are, respectively, at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the University of Texas at Arlington.


In Re the Infinite Baffle

“Multimodal Radiation Impedance of a Rectangular Duct Terminated in an Infinite Baffle,” J.A. Kemp, D.M. Campbell, and N. Amir, Acustica, vol. 87, 2001, pp.11-5. The authors are at Edinburgh University.


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