On misophonia, a misunderstood auditory disorder

Photo credit: Mike van Schoonderwalt by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies The “annoying noises” that The Learning Network lists in this short post, namely “chewing, slurping, knuckle-cracking, pen-tapping,” are sounds that have generally been associated with misophonia, a syndrome that elicits strong