Elephants on Acid

From zombie kittens to tickling machines: the most outrageous experiments from the history of science

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Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what happened to it? Or whether your dog would run to fetch help, if you fell down a disused mineshaft? And what would happen if you were to give an elephant the largest ever single dose of LSD? The chances are that someone, somewhere has conducted a scientific experiment to find out...

'Excellent accounts of some of the most important and interesting experiments in biology and psychology' Simon Singh

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About Alex Boese

Alex Boese holds a master's degree in the history of science from the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of The Museum of Hoaxes and Hippo Eats Dwarf and the creator and curator of www.museumofhoaxes.com. He lives near San Diego.

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Books by Alex Boese

Electrified Sheep
Electrified Sheep
Hippo Eats Dwarf
Hippo Eats Dwarf