Why do we watch the same movie over and over?

woman-977020_640After asking his Facebook friends, journalist Rick Paulas has concluded that there is a certain pleasure to be found in the familiar. According to a recent study lead by psychology specialists, the love of repetition is due to the “mere-exposure effect.” How do we explain the phenomena? First, our brain knows exactly the way a well-known song goes and, moreover, it derives a certain pleasure from this sense of control. There is also a meditative effect that is also more pleasurable for the listener. To learn more, click here! ici




Article : http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/bc-theyre-good 
Author : Rick Paulas
Source : Pacific Standard  
Date : 6/01/16 
The study : http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4490210/ 

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