Pocket-Sized #1007: “Bereitschaftspotential”


In this Pocket-Sized episode #1007, 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.

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1. Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

To Jump or Not to Jump—The Bereitschaftspotential Required to Jump into 192-Meter Abyss,” M. Nann, L.G. Cohen, L. Deecke, and S.R. Soekadar, Scientific Reports, vol. 9, no. 1, 2019.

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