01 Mar Why Music Causes Memories To Flood Back
Posted at 19:20h in Music Impact
ABSTRACT: This article from the Washington Post examines the link between music and memory retrieval. The article specifically focuses on how people suffering from forms of dementia like Alzheimer’s can often recall lyrics to songs from their earlier days, even while struggling to retain short-term memories. The link between music and memory is compared to the way memories also link to olfaction.
REVIEWER: Peter Gerlings
AUTHOR SUMMARY: Marlene Cimons
READ MORE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/wellness/2023/02/26/songs-music-memory-connection/