The Mythbusters set out to examine the interactions between the sexes in a series of experiments. They utilize the Stroop Effect to see if people get dumber when around others they are attracted to, test if there is a correlation between tips a waitress receives and her breast size, examine the effects of pheromones, and find out if gentlemen prefer blondes. Science topics include evolutionary psychology, intelligence, base line data, environmental testing conditions, body language, the subconscious, variable manipulation, cognitive impairment, and pheromones.
Adam and Jamie see if a last-minute change of venue foiled the World War 2 assassination attempt on Adolph Hitler. Kari, Grant, and Tory find out if you really can slap some sense into a person. Scientific topics discussed include sound waves, sound wave reflection, wave convergence, pressure waves, wave energy, fight or flight response, Newton’s Third Law of Motion, equal and opposite reactions, base line data, hypothermia, mental acuity, mental impairment, sleep deprivation, hunger, and pressure transducer.