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The Trouble with Academic Research, Part Deux

Many laughs have been had over academic-research papers. In the second of his two-part article on academic research, Professor John Staddon gives us more material. The Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University had a problem: [Professor Brian] Wansink and his fellow researchers had spent a month gathering information about the feelings and behavior of diners at an Italian buffet restaurant.
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