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Why Chewing Sounds Drive Some People Mad

Why Chewing Sounds Drive Some People Mad

Crunch, crunch, crunch. Slurp, slu-uu-urp. Smack, smack, pop! If the sounds of corn-on-the-cob chewers, gum bubble poppers or soup slurpers makes you want to slip some arsenic into their food, there may be help before you get tossed out of the all-the-sounds-you-can-make-while-eating buffet. Researchers at Newcastle University in England have discovered what‘s eating you when people eating noisily around you drives you mad.

This isn’t about the “Mom” kind of “close you mouth when you’re eating”  response to loud chompers. The…

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