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!

  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.