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January 22, 2014 4:01 PM
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Why Songs Get Stuck in Your Head

Why Songs Get Stuck in Your Head | Soundtrack | Scoop.it

Few people are spared the occasional experience of being gripped by the obstinate unfolding of an imagined line of music. Although the sound might not exist at the present moment in the real world, or be audible to anyone else, it can seem compellingly, maddeningly real. An episode of this sort often seems more like the reliving of a tune than the simple remembering of it...


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Andrew McCluskey's curator insight, January 17, 2014 7:36 PM

This article is really a primer for the book that goes with it - On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind, by Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis.  As an introduction to earworms and the psychology behind it - it reads terribly academically and before you know it you're deep in existential exposition from a Freudian theorist - awesome!   Still - if you're into music psychology it's worth a read and the book does look interesting.

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March 25, 2013 4:38 PM
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Get that song out of your head the scientific way

Get that song out of your head the scientific way | Soundtrack | Scoop.it
Did you happen to overhear a pop song at the supermarket that now won't leave your head alone? Scientists are claiming to have found the best way to banish it.
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May 10, 2013 2:22 PM
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Man of Steel Soundtrack: Not exactly an earworm

Man of Steel Soundtrack: Not exactly an earworm | Soundtrack | Scoop.it
Stuart Heritage: The new Superman theme shows the gritty realism of superhero films is leaking into their music. Where are the epic, hummable themes to sing in the playground?
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