Monthly Archives: December 2008

All the Yo-Yos

Research sometimes requires you to buy odd things. For example, I once bought hundreds of yo-yos. I bought so many yo-yos that the company selling them designated me a “toy store.” That’s a true story.

 

Why was I buying all those yo-yos? We were running a study in several elementary schools, and we couldn’t pay the kids in cash. But we could give them yo-yos for doing the study. So, hundreds of yo-yos.

 

Notice how long my hair is. You would think this was a hair growing contest, but I believe I was just lazy. The life of an Assistant Professor.

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