Posted by: Idioma Extra | October 27, 2014

Multimedia Mondays


Why we love repetition in music

 

 

What an interesting TED talk!

From ed.ted.com: “How many times does the chorus repeat in your favorite song? How many times have you listened to that chorus? Repetition in music isn’t just a feature of Western pop songs, either; it’s a global phenomenon. Why? Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis walks us through the basic principles of the ‘exposure effect,’ detailing how repetition invites us into music as active participants, rather than passive listeners.”

 

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