The scientific equivalent of "When did you stop beating your wife?"Esther Inglis-Arkell5/08/13 12:00pm1046EditPromoteGo to permalinkThere's a famous joke question: "When did you stop beating your wife?" The structure of the question is funny — or disturbing — because any response condemns you. You'd assume that a quick-witted person could see through it. But this study proves that you're wrong.