The Wonderful Brain?

While no “Cambridge University Study” has ever been found, this is still a fun exercise for your brain . . . try reading the paragraph below.  Pretty amazing, isn’t it?

Olny srmat poelpe can raed tihs.  I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid.  Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and last ltteer be at the rghit pclae.  The rset can be a ttaol mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm.  Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod a s wlohe and the biran fguiers it out aynawy.

Of course, it is total bunk (at least on the Cambridge University Study piece), but fun nonetheless.

Here are a couple of related articles about this.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,511177,00.html

http://scienceavenger.blogspot.com/2007/12/cambridge-word-scramble-study-its-fake.html

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