Why Do We Remember Old Pop Songs But Forget Where Our Keys Are?
Oct 13, 2010

Dr. Daniel Levitin, Professor at McGill University, talks to Discover Magazine about why we are able to remember music despite circumstances that may prevent us from remembering other things - such as where our keys are.

Levitin explores the power of the brain in remembering music, and shows how music can still be recalled (and sung) by those afflicted with Alzheimer's. Levitin's work with cognitive psychology and music is highly regarded and well known internationally. His book, "This Is Your Brain On Music", was published in eleven languages and spent over a year on the New York Times Bestseller list. 

To learn more about Levitin and his experiences, please see his biography here.  

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