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Pocket-Sized #1029: “Abnormal Blinking”

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Abnormal Blinking

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1029, 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.

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

1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

Abnormal Blinking of Newscasters,” Kazuo Tsubota, Fuminobu Egami, Tomohiro Ohtsuki, and Masuro Shintani, The Lancet, vol. 354, no. 9175, July 24, 1999, p. 308.

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Pocket-Sized #1028: “Ruck in a Rug”

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1028, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Important Research issue (Vol. 25, #5) 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. Chris Cotsapas encounters:

Statics and Inertial Dynamics of a Ruck in a Rug,” Dominic Vella, Arezki Boudaoud, and Mokhtar Adda-Bedia, Physical Review Letters, vol. 103, 2009, 174301.

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Pocket-Sized #1027: “Happiness Equation”

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1027, 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.

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

1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

The Social Contingency of Momentary Subjective Well-Being,”  Robb B. Rutledge, Archy O. de Berker, Svenja Espenhahn, Peter Dayan, and Raymond J. Dolan, Nature Communications, vol. 7, no. 11825, 2016.

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Pocket-Sized #1026: “Swimming in Fat Metaphors”

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1026, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Dogs (and Cats) issue (Vol. 21, #4) 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. Dany Adams encounters:

How Much Energy is Locked in the USA? Alternative Metrics for Characterising the Magnitude of Overweight and Obesity Derived from BRFSS 2010 Data,” Daniel D. Reidpath, Mohd Masood, and Pascale Allotey, International Journal of Public Health, vol. 59, no. 3, 2014, pp. 503-507. 

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Pocket-Sized #1025: “German Sense of Humor”

Monday, July 27th, 2020

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1025, 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.

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

1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

The German Version of the Humor Styles Questionnaire: Psychometric Properties and Overlap with Other Styles of Humor,” Willibald Ruch and Sonja Heintz, Europe’s Journal of Psychology, vol. 12, no. 3, 2016, pp. 434-455.

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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

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