Science Friday Edit this Published in Science Friday Why Do Some Songs Stick in Our Heads? Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/374970"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend “Earworms” are song fragments that get stuck in our mind.