Justin Bieber fever is now being said to be a real disease. Scientists are saying that for some people, hearing Bieber's voice can trigger a hormonal reaction. The horror, right?
Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin actually studied this using MRI scans. It isn't really Bieber that is infecting people, but his music. Like all diseases, not everyone is vulnerable...thankfully.
"It isn't their musical prowess or awesome lyrical profundity that makes you repeatedly click on the link. Any musician who keeps repeating the same tune over and over again can accomplish the same as they attack a part of your brain that is outside of our control," says Daniel Levitin.
So, people are not coming down with Justin Bieber fever because he has great music. His songs are highly repetitive and this appears to be why some people get infected with the Bieber fever.
A doctor cannot treat this, but a healthy dose of music with actual lyrics and talented instrumentation may help.
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