What happens when you try to use new technological tools to measure and map things that are tough to define — so tough to define that people go half-crazy if they try to agree on the details of any of the definitions? The results can be messy, this paper suggests. Very messy: “Fledgling pathoconnectomics of […]
How does one contemplate a mess?
Ig Nobel Prize winner Rolf Zwaan looks at published studies about messiness — one of which itself was part of a messy situation — and explains how you might begin making sense of such things: 50 Questions About Messy Rooms and Clean Data …Not only 20-year-old students hypothesize about the effects of environments on thought; […]