Annoying

The Science of What Bugs Us

By Joe Palca; Flora Lichtman
(Wiley (TP), Hardcover, 9780470638699, 262pp.)

Publication Date: April 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc

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"A scientific look at something that affects us all--annoying spouses, car alarms, fingernails on a chalkboard, coworkers, missed planes, bad dreams, dropped calls, bed bugs, even the sounds coming out of everyone else's iPod--while still being humorous, surprising, and helpful"--



NPR
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

In their new book, Annoying: The Science Of What Bugs Us, NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca and Science Friday's Flora Lichtman set out to examine why certain things â?? and people â?? drive us bananas. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Friday, Apr 29, 2011

Can science explain life's daily annoyances? From the psychology of trash talk to frustrated magnets, NPR's Joe Palca and Science Friday's Flora Lichtman survey a broad swath of science to try to understand perhaps the most widely-experienced and least-studied feeling. More at NPR.org

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