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Is a misophonia a new mental disorder?

We live in an era in which the major psychiatric classification systems, such as the successive editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), have been steadily expanding in the number of phenomena that

The human brain uses transitional probabilities of sound events for forming predictions about the acoustic environment

Predicting future events is essential in our ever-changing environment. For example, when we hear a siren sound while driving, we need to form predictions about the course of its loudness in order to decide whether to pull