An unuasl experiments of all time, conducting actual research isn’t even necessary. In the late sixties, one guy’s strange choice of clothing led to a national media circus and a publication in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.  On February 27, 1967 the Associated Press carried the following story from Corvallis:

In 1967 a mysterious student has been attending a class at Oregon State University for the past two months enveloped in a big black bag. Only his bare feet show. Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:00 A.M. the Black Bag sits on a small table near the back ... This was a social experiment that occurred live through the lectures of the class of professor Charles Goetzinger. The narrative follows the journey of incomprehension to persecution and then adoration

Photography and Concept by Paul Cummings Art Direction and Make up Patricia Grimm.
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