Got this by email today:
'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 ... '
'It is clearly of intellectual and teleological fascination in a psychological, physiological, anthropological and philosophical sphere. I intuit that the probable explanation comes from phrenological study that led to gestalt imagey, and the way our cognitive abilities work in a patternological paradigm based on enculturalation, with linguistic recognition fundamental to our aggregated conditioning and cognitive appreciations.
'To go further, physiologically the two cerebral hemispheres of the cerebrum act as a juxtaposition between logical analysis and the more esoteric, holistic and aesthetic appreciations.
'In other words, it's cool!'
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