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Fireman uniforms, bust size, dogs and flowers: for science

Nicolas Guéguen is a researcher in human behaviour who runs curious and somehow whimsical experiments. With the help of a small army of "confederates", he studies the effects of various stimuli, including dogs, smiles, fireman uniforms, bust size (inflatable), hair color, music, flowers, figurines, touching, mirrors, names etc. on the courtship, sexual, helping, chivalrous, tipping, buying, hiring, compliance or eating behaviour of unsuspecting victims. Because not all experiments are successful, he has also published one failure in the Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis. Selected papers are listed below the fold. [more inside]
posted by elgilito on May 17, 2013 - 6 comments

Compliance

"If people walk out are they abandoning Becky? If they stay are they symbolically complicit in the awful events Becky endures?" Craig Zobel's (Great World of Sound (previously), Homestar Runner (previously)) new film Compliance explores a notorious string of disturbing prank calls (previously). The film has enjoyed almost universal acclaim from critics, but its audience reception has been... complicated.
posted by roll truck roll on Sep 8, 2012 - 140 comments

Test your webpages with an online screen reader

Working on ADA compliance? Wondering how readers for the blind parse your webpages? Feed them into WebAnywhere, an online screen reader. Unlike other solutions, it is not a browser plugin and is free.
posted by Foam Pants on Nov 10, 2008 - 7 comments

Here is a somewhat innacurate review of opera

Here is a somewhat innacurate review of opera - yet another example of lousy 'web' journalism

if you're going to test a browser for standards compliance, does it really make sense to do it by browsing a site with ~ 200 occurances of non standard html on its homepage?
posted by sawks on Jul 10, 2000 - 4 comments

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