Universiteit van Amsterdam

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Why do some melodies stick in your mind?

It is a phenomenon not yet fully understood. Since if we would, we could make a computer model that generates songs that would be guaranteed to stick. Luckily, in this case, few people would mind.

Nieuwslicht (the science program of Vara Television) of 12 November contained a short item on related music cognition research.

For more information, see http://www.nieuwslicht.nl/ (or http://www.hum.uva.nl/mmm/)

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