Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis | TED-Ed
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Have you ever been waiting in line at the grocery store, innocently perusing the magazine rack, when a song pops into your head?
Not the whole song, but a fragment of it that plays and replays until you find yourself unloading the vegetables in time to the beat?
Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis explores earworms — a cognitive phenomenon that plagues over 90% of people at least once a week.
Lesson by Elizabeth Margulis.
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