Music, Mind, and Brain
Five Decades of Top Hits: Memories Are Made of This….
Saturday, May 26, 2012,
12:50 PM - 1:35 PM
Long-term memory for music is remarkably detailed. Students named artist and title more than 25 percent of the time, and they consistently judged decade, style, and emotion. They preferred music of earlier decades rather than late adolescence. A current study examines the links between recognition, reminiscence, and the contents of personal memories.