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The Pygmalion Effect: ‘Students were given rats from two groups, one described as “maze dull” and the other as “maze bright.”’

Learning about The Pygmalion Effect and this paragraph caught my attention… “Students were given rats from two groups, one described as “maze dull” and the other as “maze bright.” Researchers claimed that the former group could not learn to properly negotiate a maze, but the latter could with ease. As you might expect, the groups […]

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“When I was a kid (4th or 5th grade), I loved drawing mazes. I took a small notebook of them to school and a classmate offered to pay me a nickel for one.” – Ryan Green

When I was a kid (4th or 5th grade), I loved drawing mazes. I took a small notebook of them to school and a classmate offered to pay me a nickel for one. He showed his friend, who also wanted one. I got another nickel. Word spread, orders flowed, and my pencil scribbled more mazes. […]

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“Supposedly back in the Viking days there were many of these rock mazes by sea shores to trap evil spirits…” – Kirsi Rebekka Halme – Vikingeskibsmuseet i Roskilde, Denmark

“Supposedly back in the Viking days there were many of these rock mazes by sea shores to trap evil spirits. Here’s how they worked: A Viking slowly walked in the maze. His evil spirit followed him in. The Viking then started speeding up and running and eventually ran out of the maze. Because bad spirits […]

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“Someone has a knack for making random stone mazes in Van. Second one I have spotted so far!” – Jared Hill – Vancouver Public Labyrinth

Someone has a knack for making random stone mazes in van. Second one I have spotted so far! #maze #vancouver #random A post shared by Jared Hill (@jnhill_) on Apr 7, 2018 at 9:18am PDT

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A Cartoon in The New Yorker…

Found this Cartoon in The New Yorker.

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“A maze ing …. Pedestrian maze by Bourgie Hall, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal” – 2yens

A #maze ing …. Pedestrian maze by #museedesbeauxarts Bourgie Hall #Montreal A photo posted by 2¥Z (@2yens) on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:51pm PDT While exploring Montréal, my Sister-in-Law Instagrammed this wonderful example of Giant Outstallation Art. Due to time constraints, my Brother and his Wife weren’t able to walk it. Almost makes me want […]

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A Joke about Labyrinths. . .

“A Joke about Labyrinths would be A Maze Zing.”

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Yelp Review: Christie Street Traffic Island Labyrinth

We had heard rumors. Walking outside of Christie station on the TTC, we look down… suddenly we see it… artfully laid out on the ground…  The labyrinth. No, this has absolutely nothing to do with David Bowie.

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