If you’re over 50, you have likely wondered about the health of your brain. Have those nasty senior moments become more common? Have you experienced embarrassing lapses when it comes to names? Are you contantly on the search for your keys, reading glasses and other of life’s necessities?
If so… you will want to take a couple of mintes to read the following. Your little grey cells just might surprise you!
Can you raed this? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can. I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno’t mtaetr in what oerdr the ltteres in a word are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is that the frsit and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can still raed it whotuit a pboerlm. This is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the word as a wlohe.
Azanmig huh? Yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!
Now if you thought that was easy… here’s one that’s a bit more challenging! (Hint: Read it as a sentence, not individual words.)
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It’s a good idea to exercise our brains as we age, so let you friends in on the test and let them know how smart you are!