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Why Do We Feel Nostalgia?

Why Do We Feel Nostalgia?

James and I talk more about music HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8zU7PyUrdU
And EXTRAS here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zzq_AFXxc4

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MUSIC BY:
James May (on piano on screen)
&
Jake Chudnow (not on screen): https://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow

Feel some nostalgia:

http://upchucky.org/TimeMachine.htm
http://www.youtube.com/user/thepeterson

Origin of “nostalgia” links:

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/projects/2010/02/beyond-deployment/ptsd-timeline/index.shtml
http://nihrecord.od.nih.gov/newsletters/2010/12_10_2010/story4.htm
http://www.acrwebsite.org/search/view-conference-proceedings.aspx?Id=7580

“reminiscence bump”: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reminiscence_bump

Lincoln poetry: http://www.potw.org/archive/potw325.html

Lincoln assassination eye-witness [VIDEO]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_iq5yzJ-Dk

Lincoln assassination eye-witness [NEWS ARTICLE]: http://bit.ly/TypCh5

Lincoln assassination eye-witness [WIKI]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_J._Seymour

Shall We Dance video with Lawrence Parsons: http://www.sciencenetworks.org/1524/shall-we-dance/

Other music+moving links:

http://www.utsandiego.com/uniontrib/20071115/news_lz1c15brain.html
http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2001/03.22/04-music.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/16/science/we-got-rhythm-the-mystery-is-how-and-why.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=print
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=experts-dance
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/dec/15/research-why-people-dance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entrainment_(biomusicology)

Earworm links:

http://www.exploratorium.edu/music/questions/earworm.html
http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/songs-stuck-in-head.htm

Ironic Process Theory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironic_process_theory

False memory paper: http://cdp.sagepub.com/content/14/6/321.short

Longplayer: http://longplayer.org/what/overview.php

Compression wave .gif: http://dev.physicslab.org/img/a271d8b5-4233-40fe-8623-8c873664996d.gif

Great Alan Watts video animated by Trey Parker and Matt Stone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZbThJg6ehU

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