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From Engravings To Writings

  • The geometric patterns that denoted information using symmetry, evolved from crude lines into engraved designs and eventually into modern writing.
  • Writing text involves an area of the brain known as premotor cortex, which is also responsible for driving manual skills.
  • Various neurological processes involving identification, pattern recognition and replication to create meaning furthered the evolution of the skills of writing and reading, which have stood the test of time.

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The visual cortex region of the brain, which is responsible for processing visual information came millions of years before reading and writing was invented.

Our brain has the ability to respond to certain patterns and try to make sense of them, using the visual perceptions known as Gestalt Principles, helping early scribblers to construct basic formations that stimulated the higher-order visual cortex regions of the brain.

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