Description: I am sure I do not have to tell you that psychology is a very broad discipline. However in addition to its breadth psychology is can also be seen as a hub science, meaning that research and theoretic work in psychology informs thinking and scholarship in a wide range of other disciplines. Another aspect… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Music
Remembering Music and Forgetting Everything Else?
Description: Quick! Which of these is easier to remember: a song you heard last week and really liked or what you had for lunch last Tuesday? Unless the lunch was particularly good or unique or special it is most likely you would remember the song and if you think about it you agree with that… Read more »
Why Does Our Brain Kill Some Songs and Not Others?
Description: So, you hear a new song and love it. You listen to is over and over and eventually you find you don’t like it as much as you did originally. Of course, there ARE exceptions to this sort of “wear-out” effect too,… some songs remain well liked for years and years. What is the… Read more »
Music To Sell Fries By?
Description: OK, this sounds like a weird question perhaps but what music would you predict would be most likely to get you to say “YES” to the question “would you like fries with that?” The picture below (if you recognize ED) gives the answer away but the more important questions are why does this work… Read more »