Want to block earworms from conscious awareness? B(u)y gum!

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Beaman, C. Philip ; Powell, Kitty ; Rapley, Ellie (2015)

Three experiments examine the role of articulatory motor planning in experiencing an involuntary musical recollection (an “earworm”). Experiment 1 shows that interfering with articulatory motor programming by chewing gum reduces both the number of voluntary and the numb... View more
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