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why do song get stuck in your head?

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NYASIA JAMES

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This is something called an "earworm" - it's caused by the song triggering your auditory cortex (the part of the brain that handles hearing). Researchers at Dartmouth University found that if you play part of a familiar song to someone, their auditory cortex will replay the rest of the song inside your mind - like it's singing along. Nobody knows exactly why this happens, though. The only way to get the song out of your head is to sing it all the way through to the end, or to sing another song and replace it. Of course, this doesn't happen if you're busy and concentrating on something else, so you could always just focus on your work and ignore the auditory cortex!

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