Tuesday, 21 November 2006

I've seen this a few times and it never fails to amaze even my little brain. Someone needs to go back to grade school to learn how to spell!;-)

The phenomenal power of the human mind

I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdaniegThe phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid! Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer inwaht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl 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. Amzanig huh? Yaeh, and I awlyas thought slpeling was ipmorantt.


GoofyJ said...

I always thought that was wild! But what happens to those who have dislexia?

Rainypete said...

My brain hurts.

Mr. Incredulous said...

Aeonhtr picie to the eoisauqn is taht seceph pttharns in the Egslnih lugngage is indercliby lmiietd, reetevpite and pedcritbale.

gwendell said...

http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/~mattd/Cmabrigde/ analyzes this meme, if you're interested.