Limerick Challenge: His Perspicacity on Tick Paralysis

This month’s RESEARCH LIMERICK challenge — Devise a pleasing limerick that encapsulates this study: “The Perspicacity of Seymour Hadwen on Tick Paralysis — A Commentary,” M.W. Felz, Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, vol. 11 No. 2, 2000, pp. 113-121. The study’s author explains: “A commentary on a study of tick paralysis by Seymour Hadwen [pictured here, […]

Research about winking, and news about Ig Nobel events in Europe

This month’s mini-AIR research spotlight scrutinizes this study about winking: “Elevation of the Eye-Balls on Winking,” W.R. Miles, Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol. 14, no. 4, Aug 1931, pp. 311-332. The research was done at Stanford University. That study and other bits of improbable research news congest the November issue of mini-AIR. mini-AIR is the wee, free monthly […]