Category: Wormholes

improvisational gesticulations with a tendency for wild diversions and unpredictable results

Why Lying on Facebook is Good Prosocial Behaviour

Like it or not, there are multiple reasons for lying on Facebook. In SpottyWood and HandCock’s (not exactly how they spell their surnames, 2016) investigation, they uncovered that “participants post prosocial lies on Facebook when posting publicly on the site”. Prosocial lies? You know, those posted deceptions that “involve the transmission of information that misleads…

Quite Strange Results

“Quite strange results”, like those found in Hamada, Nagashima, & Shiomi’s (2001) research on “collagen as a new fish allergen”, often manifest from adaptations of “children’s literature” like Alice in Wonderland. Strange adaptations of Alice, according to Martin (2010), are evident when we examine “the particular ways in which these stories have been translated into the interactive…