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the cure for earworms is... bubble gum? 
1st-May-2015 03:09 pm
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Dr. Philip Beaman, an associate professor of cognitive science at the University of Reading, says the brain’s tendency to repeat a familiar tune “may be a form of involuntary musical memory.” One proven method for degrading short-term memory is to repeat a random word over and over again in your head... The act of chewing gum has a similar effect, the new research suggests, and “therefore can be recommended as an aid to get rid of earworms.”
3rd-May-2015 03:27 pm (UTC)
Oh, now that is fascinating.
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