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Offline AllenG

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How observant are you?
« on: 12/11/2009 14:12:35 »
FINISHED FILES ARE THE RESULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC
STUDY COMBINED WITH EXPERIENCE OF YEARS.

Now count aloud the Fs in the above. Count them only once: do not go back and count them again.




















Most people only see three Fs.  There are six.
Why do we miss the others?
« Last Edit: 13/11/2009 18:00:56 by AllenG »


 

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Re: How observant are you?
« Reply #1 on: 12/11/2009 14:31:06 »
I only counted three - took me a while to figure out where I'd missed them!  Could it be something to do with word length or their position in the word?
 

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Re: How observant are you?
« Reply #2 on: 12/11/2009 14:34:14 »
I counted 5 first time. Its the prepositions which fail to register. I missed the 'of' in the second line.
 

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Re: How observant are you?
« Reply #3 on: 13/11/2009 09:50:21 »
I count 6!
 

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