Fingernails on a blackboard. Talking at the movies. Your mother's Facebook updates. Why do such things annoy us? In their new book "Annoying," NPR's Joe Palca and co-author Flora Lichtman try to answer that question by looking at the scientific roots of irritation. Palca joins host Dave Iverson in the studio.
The Science of What Annoys Us
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Joe Palca, science correspondent for NPR and co-author of "Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us"