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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Interesting how the brain works

I was looking at brain teasers and optical illusions and I found a very interesting paragraph from brainden.com The following is not a riddle, just something interesting.


The paragraph said,

Even though the letters are jumbled in the following paragraph, most people have no trouble reading it!
Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.



Now that's something!

13 comments:

The Dreamer said...

yeah, i've seen this before. it does make it more difficult to read, and some words which start and end the same way may be confused.

Lakewood Venter said...

I have seen this too, but it is definitely amazing how the brain can adapt!

socialworker/frustrated mom said...

Interesting I was able to read it but if the paragraph was much longer I would have gotten a headache.

come running said...

I think this is so cool. I wonder also works with dyslexic people who switch the orders of letters in words.

come running said...

can you e-mail me? I wanted to ask you something
tia

Scraps said...

Very cute! :) Although I agree with sw/fm; I'd probably get a headache if I tried to read like that for much longer.

Lvnsm27 said...

Dreamer, yep

LV, yea it is interesting

Social, yea, I'm glad it's only a paragragh too :)

CR, interesting question

Scraps, I agree it's only for short paragraphs

David_on_the_Lake said...

wow..hwo lberaitng!
Nwo i cna wrtie lkie thsi??

Lvnsm27 said...

guess so lol

Baleboosteh said...

Wow, that's weird! I can't believe I could actually read that with no problems!

jewmaican20 said...

Did anyone else find that words that had only four letters were slightly more difficult than the rest?
Thanks for sharing, L.

Lvnsm27 said...

Baleboosteh, interesting huh:)

Jewmaican, you're welcome. Great notice for detail

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