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iPods May Be Contributing to "Musical Hallucinations"

A small group of psychologists and neurologists are investigating a condition they are calling "musical hallucinations" that stem from using iPods and other digital media devices. According to London's the Evening Standard, the condition is akin to having a song stuck in your head, but that the looping music appears to you to be real.

According to Dr. Viktor Haziz, the condition is being caused from malfunctioning brain waves that interpret the sounds around them into music heard in the past. He also told the Evening Standard that it's not just iPods and other devices that can cause the phenomenon, but any person who is exposed to reptitive music. It is the growing use of such devices, however, that are leading to increasing examples of the condition.

"People who are bombarded by music tend to hear music," Dr Aziz told the newspaper. "I suspect the rates of hallucinations in orchestral players will be higher than normal. So, as we hear more music every day, cases will probably go up."

There is more information on the condition at the Evening Standard.

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