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queuing theory, in layman's terms

Queuing psychology: can waiting in line be fun?  (from cnn.com)

Those of you who've taken classes from me know that I talk about this principle when I introduce the queue data structure.  This article does a nice job of explaining ... well, basically, why there's an entire discipline devoted to how people stand in line.

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