Here's a challenge: Repeat the word "brain" over and over and over and over and ... you get the picture. After a while, doesn't it just sound like a random noise? B-r-a-i-n. What a weird word — is it even a word? That transformation from word to non-word, whether via reading or saying it, happens because of a tendency known as semantic satiation.
Wait — What's a Brain?
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Written by Anna Todd May 25, 2017
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