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You might have stumbled onto those videos of people cutting sand for 10 minutes or of machines doing a repetitive task and felt an odd sense of satisfaction while watching them. Today, we look at the psychology behind those "oddly satisfying" videos.

Kneading Silicone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6TSh3DqaXM
Cheese Slicing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8UCzKqCIaQ

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Sources:
http://eweaver.myweb.usf.edu/2002-Flow.pdf
https://hbr.org/2016/03/your-desire-to-get-things-done-can-undermine-your-effectiveness
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2017/08/15/oddly-satisfying-videos/#.WadTfpOGO9Y
http://codeblab.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/On-Finished-and-Unfinished-Tasks.pdf
http://users.wfu.edu/masicaej/MasicampoBaumeister2011JESP.pdf
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Silvia/publication/250146139_Do_People_Prefer_Curved_Objects_Angularity_Expertise_and_Aesthetic_Preference/links/556efad708aec226830a3247.pdf
http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:454607/FULLTEXT01.pdf
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4141622/
https://link.springer.com/article/10.3758/BF03328598

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