Monday, November 4, 2013

The Onion's "Son-Of-A-Bitch Mouse Solves Maze Researchers Spent Months Building"

Ha. This story is a good example of just how frustrating research can be, how well conceived research can go wrong, the ceiling effect, and why you should pre-test measures before going live.

"Above, researchers discuss plans for a new maze, since the prick of a mouse, right, destroyed their chances of making any new discoveries whatsoever about the nature of synaptical response."