There are 7.4 billion people on this planet right now, we can’t be attracted to everyone, so how do we choose?
Message from society: Soooo … pretty much like who you like, but don’t tell anyone in case you might accidentally offend someone?
As well as summarising some key points that I discussed in Is listening on repeat … an addiction? this short TED-Ed cartoon created by Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis introduces the concept of ‘musical earworms‘, the common phenomena of music stuck in your head. Musical earworms: The word earworm originated from the German word Ohrwurm (literally translates to ear worm) A 1978 novel …
Most people these days have an adequate understanding of what music is. Many people enjoy listening to it, and some even enjoy creating it. But what actually is music? How did this combination of sounds become something many of us swear we cannot live without? Music has three ‘simple’ definitions according to the Merriam-Webster online …
Does our sleeping change to become more like animals as we age?
What would you expect to happen if you weren’t allowed to sleep?
Rat prisons vs. Rat Parks, Heroin in Vietnam, and an alternative view on addicts and addiction.