A surprisingly large number of people may become agitated or even enraged when they hear “mouth sounds” such as chewing or slurping, sniffling, or crunching of paper. This disorder, misophonia, is largely unknown, but researchers believe audio processing of these sounds is misrouted to rage centers in the brain. Experts and a sufferer discuss the syndrome.
- Paul Tabachneck, IT professional, musician, and misophonia sufferer
- Judith T. Krauthamer, author of Sound Rage: A Primer of the Neurobiology and Psychology of a Little Known Anger Disorder
- Dr. Aage Moller, Professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas