Why Is That Song Stuck in My Head?!

Why do songs get stuck in our heads? And what can we do to get rid of them!? Michael Aranda explains current scientific thought on the subject (and also does a pretty good Shia LaBeouf impression).

Hosted by: Michael Aranda
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Sources:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/9950143/Get-that-tune-out-of-your-head-scientists-find-how-to-get-rid-of-earworms.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-17105759

The Zeigarnik effect: the scientific key to better work


http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/anatomy-of-an-earworm
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0086170
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/acp.2897/full
http://pom.sagepub.com/content/40/3/259
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/235417649_Earworms_from_Three_Angles_Situational_Antecedents_Personality_Predisposition_and_the_Quest_for_a_Musical_Formula
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/275279254_Want_to_block_earworms_from_conscious_awareness_B%28u%29y_gum%21
http://pom.sagepub.com/content/40/2/236
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc5my6Lfipo

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