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Friday Weird Science: Beans, beans, a magical fruit!

Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, talking about beans! Beans and farts. Because when we think of beans, we don’t think of their healthy vitamins, minerals, protein content, or fiber! No, we think of farts. Be honest. But DO beans really make you fart? And if so, how much? Head over and check it out.
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Friday Weird Science: Does your poop float?

Academics / Neuroscience : The Scicurious Brain (last year)

…if you’re like 15% of the adult population (that was in 1972, and I now hypothesize that it’s more than that due to the prevalence of high fiber diets), then yes, it does (and don’t lie, you’ve looked). Sci is at Neurotic Physiolog... Read Post

Friday Weird Science: The social psychology of…farts?

Academics / Neuroscience : The Scicurious Brain (2 years ago)

At Neurotic Physiology today, Sci is talking about the social psychology of flatulence. That is, farting. There’s a fantastic study from 1980 on the psychological distinction of loud vs soft, scentless vs totally rank, and the ever ... Read Post

What has duct tape, beans, mylar pants, and rectal tubes? Today’s Friday Weird Science!

Academics / Neuroscience : The Scicurious Brain (2 years ago)

Yup, really! Ah, mylar pants. The stuff of SCIENCE. Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, talk about just what mylar pants have to do with, well, farting. Don’t you want to know? Head over and check it out! Read Post


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