“Children and Walking and Toes” is a featured revue article in the special Children issue (volume 27, number 5) of the magazine Annals of Improbable Research. Read this article, free, on the web. Then, if research about kids inspires you, subscribe to the magazine, or buy individual back issues.
The special Children issue (volume 27, number 5) of the magazine, Annals of Improbable Research, has flown its way to subscribers. This special issue, like many other special issues of the magazine, is also available for purchase. All the issues are in the form of downloadable PDFs. Are you a Child? Whether you are a […]
Do you ever get an uncanny feeling that one of your toes is missing, despite the fact that they’re all there? You’re not alone. “To the best of our knowledge, the present study is the first to document the [erroneous] experience of a ‘missing toe’ in healthy volunteers.” “Nineteen young adult participants underwent tactile stimulation […]
The April issue of mini-AIR (our monthly e-mail newsletter just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine). Topics include: How Many Joints? Ig Nobel Eurotour Thanks, and Next Year Green: Thumb Injury Limerick Competition Salamander 5th Toe Loss and more It also has info about upcoming events. Mel [pictured here] says, “It’s swell.” mini-AIR […]
Xinn Lin, the prominent six-toe poet, has published two books of poetry about having six toes: Toeing Life, Xinn Lin, Trafford publishers, 2012, ISBN 1466931531. the publisher says: “Toeing Life is a collection of poetry by Xinn Lin that allows her to share her questions and doubts about her life while she examines her innermost thoughts…. Lin […]
A growing body of scientific studies have examined the implications of finger-length ratios, But until recently up to 50% of humanoid distal appendages may have been largely overlooked – for what of toe-length ratios? Progress towards rectifying this digital imbalance has been made with a recent study from the Department of Psychology, Penn State University, […]