A Study of Nonsense (NY Times)

by kholinar

Really interesting study on how the mind reacts to nonsense. Apparently they tested students by reading each group a story (one nonsensical, one conventional) and the nonsense group tested 30% higher in identifying patterns.

Might be worth thinking twice before saying, “That’s just nonsense,” next time.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/06/health/06mind.html

via Carrollian @ the http://alice-in-wonderland.net forums…

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