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Earworms – commonplace musical memories

We’ve all had the initially enjoyable then endlessly irritating experience of a tune being stuck in the head. Typically, a fragment of a half-remembered melody gets repeatedly hummed and whistled over and over again throughout the day. Sometimes this earworm … Continue reading

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Tunes Inside Your Head

We are all familiar with the phenomenon of hearing music inside our heads. Whether it’s a persistent ‘earworm’ or a conscious recollection of a particular piece, the imaginary sound world can seem almost as vivid as the real one. For … Continue reading

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