You Have Tiny Rocks in Your Ears, How Artists’ Personas Influence Your Music Choices, and Chemotherapy Began as a Chemical Weapon
Learn about why you have tiny rocks in your ears; why the self-congruity effect of music says you may prefer music by artists who have a similar personality to you; and how chemotherapy began as a chemical weapon.
There are tiny rocks in your ears that help you detect motion by Cameron Duke
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You may prefer music by musicians who have a similar personality to you by Kelsey Donk
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- Greenberg, D. M., Matz, S. C., Schwartz, H. A., & Fricke, K. R. (2020). The self-congruity effect of music. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000293
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Chemotherapy began as a chemical weapon by Cameron Duke
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- Hazell, S. (2014). Mustard gas – from the Great War to frontline chemotherapy. Cancer Research UK – Science Blog. https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2014/08/27/mustard-gas-from-the-great-war-to-frontline-chemotherapy/
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- Mukherjee, S. (2011). The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer. Fourth Estate.
- Smith, J. (2016, January 14). The Grim and Marvelous Story of Chemotherapy. Proto Magazine. http://protomag.com/articles/the-grim-and-marvelous-story-of-chemotherapy
- Smith, S. L. (2017). War! What is it good for? Mustard gas medicine. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 189(8), E321–E322. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.161032
- Wilke, C. (2019, April). From Chemical Weapon to Chemotherapy, 1917–1946. The Scientist Magazine. https://www.the-scientist.com/foundations/from-chemical-weapon-to-chemotherapy–19171946-65655
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