If you've ever sat next to a stranger on the phone while you're reading a book or overheard a coworker take a personal call while you're finishing a project, you know how distracting it can be. Research suggests that overhearing one-sided phone conversations, or "halfalogues," is actually more distracting than hearing the whole conversation — and that has important implications for the office.
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Written by Curiosity Staff June 27, 2017
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