Your mind is amazing.
It allows you to read this:
“I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdgnieg. 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 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 !”
No doubt you’ve seen this or something like it before. One takeaway here is that our minds are phenomenal. A second lesson is an important reminder that we need to be cautious in our assumptions, not race through everything and take time to listen to each other—and not just fill in the gaps of what we think is being said.
Relephant and awesome Ted Talks bonus on how we acquire language:
Like elephant health and wellness on Facebook.
hot on elephant
The story behind the Elephant-headed God. 387 shares Visual Yoga Blog: Refresh your Eyes the Yoga Way. 171 shares Boomers vs. Millennials: Will We stay the Course or Change It? 397 shares Instead of Sabotaging another Relationship, here’s how to Run into your Fear. 1,010 share Join: Elephant’s Winter 2017 Academy. 12 shares Will & Grace are Back after 10 years & it’s the Funniest 10 minutes of Election Commentary Ever. 11,863 shares September’s Black Moon: The Rare, Powerful, Feminine Goddess Lilith. 12,982 shares The Benching Mind-F*ck: Worse than Ghosting. 1,812 share The Fourth Kind of Love. 2,424 shares October Energy Forecast: Prepare for Limitless, Unconditional Love. 6,534 shares