“Why Do People (Not) Cough in Concerts?” (study)

“Concert etiquette demands that audiences of classical concerts avoid inept noises such as coughs.” … and yet, explains Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagener (of the Institute of Social Policy at Leibniz Universität, Hannover, Germany) … “ […] coughing in concerts occurs more frequently than elsewhere, implying a widespread and intentional breach of concert etiquette.” Leading to […]