When is a noise annoying?

By Margo White In Health

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8th October, 2011
Getty Images According to headlines published around the world earlier this year, the most annoying sound to be heard anywhere is a whining toddler. This was based on a survey by psychologists who got participants to try to solve maths problems while being subjected to the sounds of a high-pitched saw, someone talking “motherese” (that exaggerated baby talk adults make around ...

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