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WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ IN THE NEXT PARAGRAPH IS COMMONLY BELIEVED, BUT NOT TRUE – You read by recognizing the shapes of words and groups of words. Words that are in all capital letters all have the same shape: a rectangle of a certain size. This makes words displayed in all uppercase harder to read than upper and lower case (known as “mixed case”). Mixed case words are easier to read because they make unique shapes, as demonstrated by the picture below.
Publisher: Mariner Books Copyright © 1976,1990 by Julian Jaynes Publication Date: 2000 Subject: Psychology, Philosophy, Linguistics, Philology
By JONAH LEHRER Creativity can seem like magic. We look at people like Steve Jobs and Bob Dylan, and we conclude that they must possess supernatural powers denied to mere mortals like us, gifts that allow them to imagine what has never existed before. They're "creative types." We're not.
1st April 2013 Photo with 43 notes Noctua pronuba , the Large Yellow-Winged Dart caterpillar in the snow. It is an introduced species from Europe which has spread across much of North America. Why these caterpillars frolic in the snow remains a mystery.