Horrible Tricks Your Mind Plays On You

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The human mind is an amazing organ, capable of doing all sorts of incredible things. It also plays these 7 dirty tricks on us!

We've all had a song stuck in our heads at some point. Sometimes it lasts for days and it drives you completely nuts! This happens when your brain can only remember part of a song and can't move on to the next part... so it just loops around and around, trying and failing to finish.

There are several tricks people have come up with to get rid of an earworm. Satisfy your brain by listening to the whole song the whole way through or focusing on a word-based activity, such as reading a book or doing a crossword puzzle. Some people have also had success with listening to another song that gets the earworm out of their head, but then you run the risk of getting the new song stuck in your head.