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Quirkology by Richard Wiseman
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Jun 22, 09

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Read in June, 2009

I picked this up off Bob & Cherry's bookshelf and finished it in our week there. Good interesting read about a number of odd scientific studies telling us things that aren't necessarily readily apparent: you are more likely to be attracted to someone if your heart rate is elevated so take your date sky diving; words with the letter "k" are funnier than those without; false memories are easily created; waiters can easily increase their tips by writing lightly touching their patrons and/or writing their name on the check...
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