Shoelaces — the trials of cooperatively tying them with other people

Primary instructor Michael J. Crites and professor Jamie C. Gorman of the Human Factors Psychology dept. at Texas Tech University Lubbock, US, have investigated (experimentally) some of the difficulties of shoelace tying – with two hands, one hand, and with someone else’s hand. See: Learning to Tie Well with Others : Bimanual vs. Intermanual Coordination […]

The birth of the New-Knot Claims Assessment Committee

Yes, the International Guild of Knot Tyers Forum is a source of news and gossip about the International Guild of Knot Tyers. The organization’s lovely logo is reproduced here. The Forum is where Dan Lehman writes about the birth of the New Knot Claims Assessment Committee of the International Guild of Knot Tyers:  My motivation for establishing the New-Knot Claims […]

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