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‘Text-speak’ more distracting – study

John Kerr posted in on August 9th, 2012.

New research from the University of Canterbury has shown that reading text-speak – the abbreviated writing many of us use in text messages – is harder on the brain than reading plain English. Psychologists from the university have been picking apart the differences between the reading normal English and ‘text-speak’, that digital pseudo-language which skips […]

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