When was the last time you thought, "Oh rats, I wish this line at the grocery store was just a little longer." Never? Makes sense. It's a universal truth: Waiting for stuff sucks. And because elevators are something you almost always have to wait for, some clever folks came up with a solution to make the wait bearable: mirrors.
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Why Are You Always in the Slow Line?
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Key Facts In This Video
Humans hate waiting in line because we view it as time spent wasted that could have been used productively. 00:54
The science behind human hatred for waiting in lines includes: queuing theory, illusory correlation, and just world fallacy. 01:26
One line feeding into multiple cashiers is more efficient than a line for every cashier. 02:56
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