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You know how you sometimes pick at a scab? Or probe a sore spot over and over? Or take a second or third look at that picture of the infected wound in your textbook? You just can’t help yourself. And that’s why you’ll click on the link at the end of this blog.
Scientists at the University of Salford, U.K., are on a vital quest to determine The World’s Most Unpleasant Sound. You too can be a participant! All you need to do is click the link below and rate the grating, retching, scraping, and crying according to how well they stimulate the negative reinforcement center of your brain. The sense of trepidation just before one hits the “Play” button is really something.
Go on. You know you have to.