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  • Because we will always seek order in chaos
  • Because we will always seek order in chaos
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Science

Get in line! The science of queueing

Whether you’re at the station in Dagenham or on Main Street in DisneyWorld, queueing is woven into the very fabric of how many cultures create order in a crowd. David Andrews, author of Why does the other line always move faster?, explains why we queue and the psychological effect it has on us.