Annoying and Distracting: The Cellphone Conversations We Overhear (LA Times)

It’s tough to go anywhere these days without overhearing someone talking on a cellphone. Turns out, our brains are just not programmed to listen to a “halfalogue,” and that’s why they are just so $&*@% annoying. According to a new study, these one-sided conversations can also be dangerously distracting.

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