Special Issue: Numbers
Which Numbers People Prefer
Female Numbers & Male Numbers
Psychologists Under the Bed, Eavesdropping…
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: Numbers
The Prolifically Dark-Sided Dr. Koob*
Improbable Research Reviews*
May We Recommend: Mindfulness Versus Mind-Wandering*
Improbable Research: Joy and Death*
Medical: 60 Pints of Beer, Tickling*
Improbable Sex: Age-Tiered Pricing, Fifty Shades of Kink*
Soft Is Hard: Psychologists Under the Bed*
News & Notes
AIRVents (letters from our readers): Imaginary “White Christmas”
Puzzling Solutions: Adapting Flapping Flight to Man
Ig® Nobel Limericks: Trousers Boom, Stalin World*
Coffe & Tea: Tea Excitement in Hospitals*
Index of Special Issues
On the Front Cover
A number of numbers appear in this number of the magazine.
On the Back Cover
Minna Lyons of the University of Liverpool describes her prize-winning research about the relationship between psychopathy and night owls, at the University of Aarhus, on April 10, 2018. This event, part of the Ig Nobel Spring Eurotour, was livestreamed to dozens of other auditoriums in Denmark and Iceland. Photo: Alice Shirrell Kaswell, Improbable Research staff.