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Liang and her colleagues found that abusing a virtual voodoo doll instead of your boss will make you feel better without getting you fired or thrown in jail, a study that earned them a 2018 Ig Nobel, the annual prize sponsored by the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research for comical but practical scientific discovery.Winners recognized Thursday included a Japanese doctor who devised a revolutionary new way to give yourself a colonoscopy; a British archaeology lecturer who figured out that eating human flesh isn't very nutritious; an Australian team that found that people who buy high tech products really can't be bothered with the instruction manual and Spanish university researchers who measured the effects of shouting and cursing while driving.Obviously, Liang couldn't ask people to beat their bosses.How did Cole determine the caloric value of a human?People may laugh at the winners, but Horiuchi said winning an Ig Nobel brings attention to studies such as his that might have otherwise been ignored.
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