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michael_nielsen @michael_nielsen
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Fun study that asked people questions about things like where on a bike the pedals, chain, etc were. Surprisingly many people - even frequent cyclists - made basic errors when a bike wasn't actually in front of them:…
It me.
A few sample drawings, with some interesting mechanical features. I can't say I'm sure I'd have done better.
The last paragraph pretty much sums it up. Every sentence here is quite remarkable:
The author also provides this rather remarkable personal story about the poverty of their own models, in this case nearly causing them to drown (!) while scuba diving:
A good complementary piece by @Meaningness:
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