Typoglycemia

by Lee Hopkins on December 14, 2005 · 2 comments

in miscellaneous

typoglycemiaI cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg.

The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid!

Aoccdrnig to rscheearch taem at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht 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. Such a cdonition is arppoiately cllaed Typoglycemia

Amzanig huh? And yuo awlyas thought slpeling was ipmorantt.

  • http://fabadger.blogspot.com/ Dan Hill

    Yes, I noticed this research rear its ugly head a couple of weeks ago.
    We really should be better at Countdown with this in mind…

  • http://fabadger.blogspot.com Dan Hill

    Yes, I noticed this research rear its ugly head a couple of weeks ago.
    We really should be better at Countdown with this in mind…

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