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Pocket-Sized #1035: “What Is Stupid”

Sunday, September 27th, 2020

In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1035, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. 

  1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

What Is Stupid?: People’s Conception of Unintelligent Behavior,” Balazs Aczel, Bence Palfi, and Zoltan Kekecs, Intelligence, vol. 53, 2015, pp. 51-58. 

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1034: “Ice Cream and Human-Powered Flight”

Monday, September 21st, 2020

In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1034, Marc Abrahams extracts some flash-frozen bits of history from techno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s Ice Cream.

Today, Gus shares with us the inner workings of human-powered flight and the apocryphal nature of one certain contributor.

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1033: “Look Into Each Other’s Eyes”

Sunday, September 13th, 2020

In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1033, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. 

  1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

Dissociation and Hallucinations in Dyads Engaged Through Interpersonal Gazing,” Giovanni B. Caputo, Psychiatry Research, vol. 228, no. 3, 2015, pp. 659–663. 

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1032: “Ice Cream & Dr. Land”

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Ice Cream & Dr. Land

In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1032, Marc Abrahams extracts some some flash-frozen bits of history from techno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s Ice Cream.

Today, Gus shares with us his chance run-ins with Polaroid’s Dr. Edwin Land.

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1031: “Another Look at Who Can Touch Whom”

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1031, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliarly familiar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine.

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

“Topography of social touching depends on emotional bonds between humans,” Juulia T. Suvilehto, Enrico Glerean, Robin I. M. Dunbar, Riitta Hari, and Lauri Nummenmaa, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, epub 2015.

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

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