Can You Read This?

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Google Classroom

This passage of text written in a combination of letters and numbers has been floating around the internet for years and the ability to read it reveals something pretty amazing about the brain.

The paragraph actually hardly activates the section of the brain associated with numbers and our brains know to treat them just like letters as that’s what you expect when reading.

Although you know that you are reading a mix of letter and numbers together, the brain sees the numbers as strangely written letters – perhaps by someone with bad handwriting.

Most people are able to decode the ‘odd shaped letters’ in a matter of milliseconds. Can you?

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
57 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
edward
edward
5 years ago

I can read this
it is so simple.

sophia
sophia
5 years ago

This is cool,
I want to try and write a message like this.

Olivia
Olivia
5 years ago

i can read this
its is so easy

cristiano
cristiano
5 years ago

i can read it

Sophia
Sophia
Reply to  edward
5 years ago

Maybe for you and me but not for everybody

hiestier master
5 years ago

simple

maia
maia
5 years ago

It is so easy!!!

Hayley
Hayley
5 years ago

This is soooooooo easy to read!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?????????????????????

Sam
Sam
5 years ago

This is to easy

Connor
Connor
5 years ago

that was simple

Tameka
Tameka
5 years ago

dar i can

hunterthehelmet
5 years ago

Its So Simple!!!

Angelo
Reply to  Sophia
5 years ago

thats right sophia

riley
riley
5 years ago

th1s 1s simple t0 r3ad
this is simple to read

Marko
Marko
5 years ago

so cool and it’s really easy

hugh
hugh
5 years ago

thats ezy

ThisIsNotMyName
5 years ago

I can read it!
*does little dance*

frog101
5 years ago

so easy.

Cailin
Cailin
5 years ago

W0w i7s easey ?

Cailin
Cailin
5 years ago

Easy peesie lemon squeezy??

Trains4Shae
5 years ago

I can read it lol took didnt have to think about it

Rhys
Rhys
5 years ago

SO COOL!!!

Izzi
Izzi
5 years ago

7H15 1S 345Y

lame
lame
5 years ago

easy

Dominic
Dominic
5 years ago

Wow! I can read it! This is what it says:

This message serves to prove how our minds can do amazing things! Impressive things! In the beginning it was hard,
but now, on this line your mind is reading it automatically without even thinking about it! Be proud only certain people can read this.

See if you can read it now.

Good Luck!

Autumn
5 years ago

Easy as who cant do that

chloe
chloe
5 years ago

at first when ilooked at it i thought it was some kind of code but then i started to notice words and was able to read it

Angelique
Angelique
Reply to  Dominic
5 years ago

This is very easy.

Gwyneth
5 years ago

This is easy first I could not but now I can!
YAY!

Me Ir me is
5 years ago

I could say it the first time! #Yay! I am amazing

blue leopard
5 years ago

soooooooooooooooooo easy its like its normal words

DerpyFox101
DerpyFox101
5 years ago

Wow cool… That was easier than I thought ?

Muba
5 years ago

easy

Hazelbee123
Hazelbee123
5 years ago

Wow that is really easy I can read it like normal words??

gabriel
gabriel
5 years ago

i can read it

Minnie mee
Minnie mee
5 years ago

That is simple

Minnie mee
Minnie mee
5 years ago

51mpl3 it says simple by the way

Selina
Selina
5 years ago

its super easy i can memrarise it now

that guy man
that guy man
5 years ago

ezy pzy

Finn
Finn
5 years ago

I can read it

Stephanie
Stephanie
5 years ago

easy peasy lemon squeasy! I can read this

Greer
5 years ago

this is so easy easy peasy lemon squeasy

Jason
Jason
5 years ago

It is so easy that it is fun

noah
noah
5 years ago

thats so cool

josephine y
josephine y
5 years ago

I can read it YAY~!!

Max
Max
5 years ago

Easy peasy lemon squeezy

Canceristerrible
Canceristerrible
5 years ago

Cancer is terrible

Will
5 years ago

That is awesome

Connor.w
Connor.w
5 years ago

easy peasy lemon wesy

bandit500
bandit500
5 years ago

its sought of like morse code

CHECK OUT THESE ARTICLES

Google Classroom

CHECK OUT THESE ARTICLES

57
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x