words to that effect
see to that effect.
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The Mind-Bending Stroop Effect: Don’t Read These Words!WARNING: Your brain is about to experience conflict and interference, while executing a suspiciously mundane task. Do not scoff. Different-colored words will slow down your mental processing, and there’s almost nothing you can do about it—except read the rest of this article to learn more. You are at the mercy of . . . the Stroop effect! Get ready: The following is a group of words, written …
- words fail me,
- words of one syllable, in,
- words stick in one's throat,
- wordsworth, william
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