“As a toddler in 1981 and 1982, I attended a day care with monkeys. Or, perhaps more precisely, I was part of a study in the form of a day care that involved monkeys.” In The Verge, Michelle Dean reflects on her early years growing up as a child research subject.

+ I’ve never subjected my kids to monkey daycare. But I came close last night when they met our family’s third cat. Yeah, it’s happening. I’m sharing a cat photo on the Internet. (Am I the first?)