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'Mindless autopilot' drives people to underestimate food decisions

... us -- plate size, package size, people around us, distractions -- influence these 200-plus decisions because we are not aware of them in the first place," said Wansink. "Rather than try to overly obsess about our food decisions, it's better to change the environment so that it works for us rather than against ...

New dyslexia theory blames 'noise'

...yslexic brain struggles to read because even small distractions can throw it off, according to a new model of dyslexia emerging from a group of recent studies. The studies contradict an influential, 30-year-old theory that blamed dyslexia on a neural deficit in processing the fast sounds of language. Instead,...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...rmines the quantitative conditions likely to cause distractions for an office worker. According to Kemp and colleagues, the Open Office Privacy Calculator has been validated with measured data and through comparison with existing models for predicting speech privacy. (1pAA9) SALT LAKE CITY SOUNDS Acoustic...

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