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Chugga Chugga CHEW CHEW! The Science of Misophonia

It's game night at Mindy's gingerbread mansion, and a rip roaring round of "What's that Sound" is on the menu. All goes well until Guy Raz begs to end the game as the "sounds" are more than his ears can handle! Why is it that certain sounds cause some people's brains to go bonkerballs? It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of Misophonia!
  • Clickherefor a printable "Wowsheet" to help turn this episode of Wow in the World into a scientific learning adventure!
  • It's game night at Mindy's gingerbread mansion, and a rip roaring round of "What's that Sound" is on the menu. All goes well until Guy Raz begs to end the game as the "sounds" are more than his ears can handle! Why is it that certain sounds cause some people's brains to go bonkerballs? It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of misophonia!

  • Want to learn more about the science behind misophonia? Clickhereto see some of the resources we used to help write this episode!
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