Earworms and Chicken

Why Random Songs Get Stuck in Your Head — and What to Do About It

Photo by Kyle Smith on Unsplash

When I woke up this morning my very first thought was “Love that chicken from Popeye’s”. The thought was set to music — and on repeat. Over and over and over again.

In reality, I do not love that chicken from Popeye’s. Or at least I think I don’t, because I’ve never even been to a Popeye’s. I have, however, heard that Popeye’s jingle a…



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Rose Bak

Rose Bak is a freelance writer and yoga teacher who lives in Oregon. Find her at https://linktr.ee/rosebak or follow @authorrosebak on social media.