One of the mysteries of modern life solved..
Annoyed by cellphone users? Scientists explain why: “Ever wonder why overhearing a cellphone conversation is so annoying? American researchers think they have found the answer. Whether it is the office, on a train or in a car, only half of the conversation is overheard which drains more attention and concentration than when overhearing two people talking, according to scientists at Cornell University…(via Reuters.)
Well, it’s nice to have an explanation for why those clowns on the bus or in the cafe are so annoying, but what we really need is some way to get them to shut up.