Woelmce daer raderes to the msot eaniritenntg artclie yul'ol raed all day.
Msot arltecis are etehir lsits or nwes alericts, but tihs atrlice wlil stimtulas yuor mnid and gvie yuor biran a ncie ltilte wokrout.
Frsit, aollw me to ponit out the oubivos.
Yuor biarn is cpblaae of redaing tihs etnrie txet wtih vrey litlte dflicfutiy eevn tuhogh all the lttrees in tsehe wdros are scrabelmd.
Tihs is a pcresos celald Typoglycemia. It's the nmae gevin to a rtleevaliy new disocvrey aobut the cginotive peosrcses yupr biran uendrgeos in oedrr to raed wrtiten wdros.
Yuv'oe porbbaly ntceiod by now taht nleary all of the lteetrs in tihs alcitre hvae been salcbrmed. All epcext for the frist and the lsat letetrs of each wrod. Ovioublsy wotihdrs terhe leterts or lses cna't be smracbeld in the smae maennr bcsaeue the fsirt and lsat lteters hvae to saty in the saem palce, so treeh's nhtonig lfet to sarclmbe.
Now brefoe you sratt frkeinag out and thkiinng yor'ue smoe knid of magcial wrazid how can depehcir seerct ocsde, tnihk aiagn. Yuor brian is jsut rellay trgea at snavig tmie. Taht's why wehn it ceoms to rpteetiive tksas scuh as wanlkig, drvinig and wintrig, yuor barin uess shomteing cellad automaticity to do thgins wuoitht unisg too much egreny.
Yuor brian dnoes't bhoetr randeig the etnire wrod. It sncas the wrods qulkciy and ocne it noiects paltriucar letetrs in spiecfic sptos, it can detreimen waht the wrod is wtoihut reaindg it entleriy.
It's not all fun and gemas touhgh, bcesuae automaticity can csuae a few prbolems. Wehn poorf redanig, you mgith not ntoice ceratin spnlleig mtiaskes or miisnsg wdros baceuse yupr biarn amotculiltaay flil in the gpas. You can aslo tirck yuor brian in cteiran suaitoitns.
See? Jsut wehn you thouhgt yuor barin was all powefurll, it geos ahaed ajd beyatrs you so coluallsy.
Typoglycemia was setartd wtih in an e-iaml chian taht bceame vrey ppoualr a few yaers bcak, the e-mial raed:
"I cdn'uolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg: the phaonmneel pweor of the hmuan mnid. Aoccdrnig to a rseearch 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. Scuh a cdonition is arppoiatrely cllaed Typoglycemia. Amzanig huh? Yaeh and you awlyas thguoht slpeling was ipmorantt."
The olny tihng is that Cbmadgrie Unviesrity nveer acatlluy cdoncuted any rersceah bsaed on Typoglycemia, but it cretialny mdae the e-mial mroe beelvialbe.
Trehe exsits aonehtr vaariiton of tihs cncepot, the bsaic ieda reminas the smae, but insaetd of scalrbming the ltteers ranmodly, tehy are siplmy revsreed.
Here's a ppargarah I've wettirn unisg the rasrevel psecors so that you can dnimretee for yledruof wehtaer you can raed fetsar and mroe eltneiciffy wehn the lrettes are cletelpmoy selbmarcd or slpmiy resreved. Ncitoe any dcnereffie? I dndi't tnihk so.
Hllufepoy tihs arlcite hepled you lraen sotemnihg new and if it dndi't, at laest tihs wnas't a taotl waste of tmie. Renidag tihs txet has hepled bsoot your biarn acitvity, it enahcned yuor mromey and prcoesinsg seped, it hepled recdue yuor rsik of denmteia and it helepd you imrovpe you cntotroacnein.