We all do it: find a new favourite song that then gets heavy rotation on our playlists. Mine’s currently a Postmodern Jukebox’s 50s prom style cover of Closer by The Chainsmokers. Tara Bautista on the science behind why we choose to play songs on repeat and what happens when we do. Play it again, Sam Sixty percent of participants in a study last year admitted they immediately re-listen to their favourite song, some even […]
When I was sixteen, I spent a year living and going to school in Germany. Among other things, I fell for the German language. One of my all-time favourite German words is <em>Ohrwurm</em>; translation: earworm!