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Is silent reading really “silent”? Not to your brain, it’s not!

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Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, looking at people reading silently. When you read silently…how do you do it? Are you “hearing” the words in your head? This study says that you probably are! And I bet that now it’s going to bother you when you read. :) Head over and check it out!

Scicurious About the Author: Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research. She loves the brain. And so should you. Follow on Twitter @Scicurious.

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