If you’ve been singing The Chainsmokers song ‘Closer’ so much that your friends are one line away from staging an intervention, spare yourself (and your mates) the trouble and chew some gum.

UK researchers say the act of chewing gum interferes with the experience of hearing musical recollections, which means you forget how the tune sounds in your head so you stop singing it!

So next time you want to get that song out of your head, head to Woolies for some Extra.

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This story originally appeared in our September issue