Ever Wondered Why Songs Get Stuck In Our Heads?

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It has been like 11 times I already listened to this song continuously. The song has now become an earworm. It’s becoming so annoying and I wish to get rid of this earworm.

Read on to find out the facts, causes of what causes an earworm. And in the end, I also have mentioned a couple remedies to cure it.

A song stuck in your head is called an earworm.A song stuck in your head is called an earworm.

Fact #1. 92% of the people get an earworm once a week.Fact #1. 92% of the people get an earworm once a week.

Fact #2. These songs contain long notes with minimal separation between pitches, also known as small pitch intervals.Fact #2. These songs contain long notes with minimal separation between pitches, also known as small pitch intervals.

Fact #3. What actually becomes the earworm is 8 seconds of a tune — mainly from a chorus.Fact #3. What actually becomes the earworm is 8 seconds of a tune -- mainly from a chorus.

Fact #4. According to a study, you’ve listened to a song many times to turn it into an earworm.Fact #4. According to a study, you've listened to a song many times to turn it into an earworm.

Fact #5. So, if the chorus is repeated often, it becomes an earworm.Fact #5. So, if the chorus is repeated often, it becomes an earworm.

Emotional component is a factor too. Reports say, people react better if they’ve a song stuck in their heads.Cause #4. Emotional component is a factor too. Reports say, people react better if they've a song stuck in their heads.

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