Why is that catchy tune stuck in your head?
Did you wake up this morning with a catchy tune stuck in your head? It it an annoying chorus on repeat or a rhythm that has put you in a great mood? That song that gets stuck in your head is what Dr Tim Byron calls an ‘earworm’.
To find out just why this happens, we were joined by Dr Tim Byron, lecturer at the University of Wollongong School of Psychology.