Forgetting something when you enter a room is not just due to random memory lapse, but because doorways trigger ‘event boundaries’ in your mind. Walking through them can make it 2-3 times more likely you will forget what you were thinking of.
A Russian spy infiltrated The Manhattan Project, and drastically sped up Russia’s development of nuclear arms.
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltters in a wrod are; the olny iprmoetnt fatcor is taht the frist and lsat ltteres be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Petrty amzanig, huh?