Friday, November 27

How does science explain that there are songs that we never forget


  • Alejandro Millán Valencia
  • BBC World News

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There are songs that make us evoke memories or moments.

To have memory, the world created music.

At the beginning of civilizations, the main knowledge that was created in different cultures was passed from generation to generation through oral tradition.

And this oral tradition depended on memory.

“Before narratives could be written or be part of a text, they were recited or sung,” says the professor of psychology at Duke University. David C. Rubin in his book “Memory in oral tradition”.

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