Article featuring Petr Janata
“Earworms” are those fragments of songs that get stuck on repeat in your head. While earworms are often frustrating, repeated exposure to catchy tunes can also trigger old memories, even in people whose memory skills are impaired by Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive disorders.
Petr Janata, professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychology and the Center for Mind and Brain, and colleagues have received a $274,750 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to explore these links between music and memory.
1/25/2021 06:34:09 am
Nice!. this is helpful for me
1/25/2021 06:38:54 am
Baby by Justin Bieber always takes me back to middle school! I guess that would be an implicit memory because it happened so long ago. Sometimes songs remind me of specific commercials but I don’t know if that would be considered an implicit memory?
3/24/2021 08:56:37 am
All the best for your research Petr Janata
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