Just Enough Focus

Stop fretting and keep "wasting" your time. You might be solving some seemingly intractable problems when you're not actually staring at a page.

Four Reasons Why Paradox Helps Research Get Attention

Do Paradoxes Command Better Attention or Disbelief? The Answer Will Surprise You.

Are Academic Articles Getting Harder to Read?

Find reading academic articles painful? You're not alone.

Why You Keep Rereading Some Sentences

Puzzled at the ballot box? You're not alone.

Three Reasons Why We May "Hear" During Silent Reading

Why would anyone hear rhythm in sentences during silent reading?

Why We "Hear" Words on the Page

Ever wonder why some writers just seem fluent and masterly, while others sound clumsy and amateurish? The answer is all in your head.

Can Sophistication in Writing Be Measured?

What those puzzling scores at the bottom of articles really mean.

What You Read May Shape What You Write

Disappearing down the reddit rabbit hole? Why you might want to read some Dickens or Colson Whitehead, instead.