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Aeon magazine
19 mins | May 13, 2020

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Why do we listen to our favourite music over and over again? Repeated sounds work magic in our brains, to the point where even the strangest of rhythms could eventually be turned into music. Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis, a trained concert pianist and the director of the music cognition lab at the University of Arkansas, explores the musical wonders of repetition in Aeon magazine.

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