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Lengths Commuters Go To In Order To Avoid Each Other
2012-08-04 12:28:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The ONLY empty seat on the bus is next to you. What do you do to deter another passenger from sitting there? The tactics commuters use to avoid each other is published in Symbolic Interaction described as 'nonsocial transient behavior.' Esther Kim, from Yale University, carried out the study and traveled thousands of miles to examine the behaviors and unspoken rules of commuters. Kim took coach trips across the United States...