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Listening To Music Before Bed Can Ruin Your Sleep

A new study has found that listening to music before going to bed can disrupt your sleep. The researchers examined how “earworms” can affect a person’s sleep. “Earworms” are catchy songs that loop in a person's mind. People who listen to catchy songs before going to bed are six times more likely to have poor sleep quality. The more you listen to music, the more likely you are to catch an earworm that won't go away at bedtime. When that happens, chances are your sleep is going to suffer, Professor Michael Scullin, Baylor University. The researchers used three very catchy songs in the study. The three songs were: ‘Shake it Off’ by Taylor Swift, ‘Call me Maybe’ by Carly Rae Jepson and ‘Don't Stop Believin' by Journey. The researchers say that the sleeping brain continues to process music for several hours after the music has stopped

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