Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Today's Trivia - The Resourceful Human Brain

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch study at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are witren, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in 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.

Amazing, isn’t it?

(Incidentally, the message above is not accurate; Cambridge University did not conduct such a study. Not that it really matters.)


  1. That is amazing. I could pretty much read it at a normal pace. So... why is spelling so important in school! :) We should just let the kids focus on the 1st letter and the last letter!

    1. Yup, makes you wonder what the point is, doesn't it?

  2. Yeah, so much for all the time I wasted learning how to spell!

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    1. He he he...couldn't help yourself, could you? I had no trouble reading your response; just goes to show how well it works.