Posts by Seth Gliksman:

Podcast Episode #1071: “Umbrella Progress on a Crowded Sidewalk”

In Podcast Episode #1071, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to physicist Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Melissa Franklin encounters: “Impact of Holding Umbrella on Uni- and Bi-Directional Pedestrian Flow: Experiments and Modeling,” Ning Guo, Qing-Yi Hao, Rui Jiang, […]

Podcast Episode #1069: “What Sort of Person is Named Rupzóiyat”

In Podcast Episode #1069, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Jean Berko Gleason encounters: “On the psychological response to unknown proper names,” G. English, American Journal of Psychology, vol. 27, 1916. […]

Podcast Episode #1067: “Using Voodoo Dolls to Measure Aggression in Married Couples”

In Podcast Episode #1067, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to developmental biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Dany Adams encounters: “Low glucose relates to greater aggression in married couples,” by Brad J. Bushman, C. Nathan DeWall, Richard S. […]

Podcast Episode #1064: “The Best Life Opera (Act 3)”

In Podcast Episode #1064, Marc Abrahams presents the third act of “The Best Life”, a mini-opera which debuted in 2015 at the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Ceremony. 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 […]

Podcast Episode #1065: “The Physics of Skulking and Falling Cats”

In Podcast Episode #1065, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biomedical researcher Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Chris Cotsapas encounters: Kane, T. R., and M. P. Scher (1969). ‘A Dynamical Explanation of the Falling Cat Phenomenon.’ International Journal […]

Podcast Episode #1063: “And Now, a Needle in the Rectum”

In Podcast Episode #1063, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to statistical geneticist Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Chris Cotsapas encounters: “And Now, a Needle in the Rectum,” Naresh K. Soni, Ashwini Gupta, and Narayan S. Shekhawat, Indian […]