Beware of Janus-faced riddles*

Rick Mutsaers
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.11510
Published online: 10 December 2012

To the Editor: Puzzles, like alcohol consumption, are a time-honoured mode of entertainment used by humankind for having a jolly time. Yet, while most people are well versed in the dangers associated with alcohol misuse, the dark side of brainteasers is underappreciated. Indeed, the hazardous nature of this common and seemingly inconspicuous pastime is gravely misjudged.

  • Rick Mutsaers

  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.


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