The Friday Five: Andrei Cimpian

Doctor Andrei Cimpian studies the effects of gender stereotypes on young children in his cognitive development lab at New York University. Here, he explains his work and expands on his contribution to Mattel's Dream Gap Project.
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Careers
The board game 'Careers' was initially developed and self-published by sociologist Dr. James Cooke Brown as a way to demonstrate that being successful in life can take many forms.

Cheap Laffs: The Art of the Novelty Item

If you enjoy the harmless pranksterism of silly things like joy buzzers, whoopie cushions, fake dog poop, or snake nut cans, Cheap Laffs: The Art of the Novelty Item will be right up your alley.
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Trouble from Kohner (1965)

Trouble is a simple “roll-and-move” board game for 2 to 4 players that features the Pop-O-Matic, a small, clear plastic dome housing a single die.
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Slinky
The initial run of 400 Slinky toys sold out in 90 minutes when they were showcased at Gimbel Brothers department store in 1945.