Annals of Improbable Research JAN | FEB 2021 (vol 27, number 1)

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Special Issue: Chocolate

The features marked with a star (*) are based entirely on material taken straight from standard research (and other Official and Therefore Always Correct) literature. Many of the other articles are genuine, too, but we don’t know which ones.


Special Section: Chocolate

May We Recommend: Mindful Chocolate Consumption*
Chocolate and Higher Cognition*
Chocolate, Suicide, and Murder*
Chocolate and Surveying: Cravings, Guilt, and Bribery*
 Medical Research Review: Fractured Teeth, Softened Stools?*
Chocolate Research Review: Cookie Mapping, Winter Chocolate*
Chocolate-Driven Physiology: Scuba Diving, Pulse of Consumers*
Chocolate In or And or As Other Foods*
Children Research Review: Clap Snack, Chocolate, Sweetened Infants*

Improbable Research Reviews*

Improbable Research: Hair Ship, Exasperated Last Speakers*
Ig® and Beyond: Taste-Altering Cup Color, Why Clothes Don’t Fall Apart*

News and Notes

AIR Vents (letters from our readers): Nosewitnessing and Big Heads
Teachers’ Guide
Ig Nobel Limericks: Syrup Swimming, Didgeridoo Sleeping*
Editorial Board
Index of Special Issues
Unclassified Ads

On the Front Cover

Slightly-stylized artistic interpretation of detail from the study “Dental Fracture and Chocolate Candies: Case Report.” See page 15.