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Read This Again!

We have been informed about many scientific findings over the years, involving either cures or new studies. Here at The Wow Kids, we have decided to try out two scientific findings because why not. If any of them worked for you, please comment down below to let us know! Thank you very much and enjoy!

1. Jumbled-Up Letters

Can yuo raed tehse ltters esaliy? This is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the word as a wlohe.

Thanks to National Geographic Channel that we have this picture. Go check them out! As you read these, do you notice how easily you can read them even though they are jumbled up? This is due to our brains’ phenomenal power that reads, not the word letter-by-letter individually, but as a whole. Isn’t that mind-blowing?

Here’s a translation of the above picture:

DO YOU FIND THIS SIMPLE TO READ?

Because of the phenomenal power of the human mind, most people do. According to research at Cambridge University, it doesn’t matter what order the letters are in. The only important thing is that the first and last letter be in the right place. The rest can be a total mess and you can still read it without a problem. This is because the human mind does not read every letter by itself, but the word as a whole. Talk about cool.

Isn’t that amazingly cool? Now, let’s explore our next scientific finding, and this one is guaranteed to be equally interesting.

2. Switched-Up Words

This is another type of interesting scientific finding is that the the human mind tends to skip words unknowingly, assuming that the word is not there. Now read that sentence again. Did you spot your mistake? Aha!
Now here’s another example:

Image result for eenglish words skiipping brain tricks

Now read it again, this time slowly. Did you spot your mistake? You skipped one ‘the’ in the sentence, assuming that it is not there. Let’s take a look of why out brain did that.
Because the word ‘the’ is short and highly predictable, our brain skips and fills in the words, assuming there is only one ‘the’ that will make sense in the sentence. Now here’s another example, and you may be more alert now:

Image result for eenglish words skiipping brain tricks

Did you fall for that one, too? If you did so, comment down below if you fell for either of them, and please tell me which one you fell for. I’d be interested to know!
This picture is similar to the one before, but if you were more cautious this time, you may not have fallen for it. But this is extremely interesting, isn’t it? Tell me which one you liked best. I’ll be replying soon.

Have a great day,

Jewel 🙂

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