To remember the mechanosensitive structures at the ends of slowly adapting (class 1 or 2) and fast adapting (class 1 or 2) nerve afferents, think "life is Fast for MPs, Slow for MR.’s".
The fast-adapting MP stands for Meissner (class 1) and Pacini (class 2), and slow-adapting MR stands for Merkel (class 1)and Ruffini (class 2). Remember that the M in MP is Merkel because Merkel alphabetically comes before Meissner.
Frustration and feeling stuck is a natural part of science. It’s when you come up with something truly new.
While studying for his PhD in physics, Uri Alon thought he was a failure because all his research paths led to dead ends. But, with the help of improv theater, he came to realize that there could be joy in getting lost. A call for scientists to stop thinking of research as a direct line from question to answer, but as something more creative.