Tuesday, February 05, 2013

What's with That Habit?

No elevator call button that I know of records and channels urgency. You press it once, and the elevator will come when it comes: you can't hurry it along by pressing more. But people do.

Why? This article explains the phenomenon in a very succinct fashion.

1 comment:

  1. It's worse than that. Some elevators have software that tries to detect children playing with the buttons. So, if you press the button too many times the elevator ignores it.

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