Friday, November 27, 2009

Brain Strain Reading Test

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So what is today's picture ?

First of all it is not a psychadelic jellyfish, and it isn't a group of swarming sentinels from "The Matrix" movie either.

It's actually some computer mapping imagery of the human brain.

The reason I chose this picture, was to get you in the mood for this interesting "Brain Test" that a student administered to me recently.

The test is to see how well you can read and decipher the following

passage of text: (Read on......)

fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid lkie mnie.

Cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can.

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 dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

So if you are not one of the 55% of people who could easily understand the above "mumbo-jumbo", then maybe consider some lifestyle changes, to preserve and conserve a few more of these:

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Yes we need a lots of these brain cells functioning in a healthy manner on a daily basis. (Again a marvelous computer image of our human biology).

So get those synapses a snapping, brain cells a buzzing, chess moves mastered, and Sudoku skills sharpened, because we all need to build up some extra brain power.

Big Passy Wasabi

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