Does it ever seem like pop music on the radio is all just the same song repackaged? That's not your imagination; the large majority of radio hits are written and produced by a handful of the same people. When the variety of choices we have as consumers seems to be at an all-time high, why is pop music so monotonous? We hate to break it to you, but it's because your brain loves the familiar — whether you like it or not.
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Written by Ashley Hamer July 7, 2017
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