The QWERTY Effect: How Typing May Shape the Meaning of Words
It should be noted that the literal meanings of words certainly outweigh their QWERTY inflected association.
In several languages, there are keyboard variations with unique punctuation keys located in different places. There are also more letters on the right than the left. In the future, researchers plan to study the effects of other kinds of keyboards.
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According to philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, humor is derived from a sudden unmatching or unexpected outcome of an event, which had in our minds a specific expectation. This causes a mild ‘violation’ in our minds, which creates the humor.
In a series of experiments, it was found that the greater the ‘violation of the expected outcome’ the greater the humor feels. It also found that certain non-words, which are a combination of letter strings (like digifin, or artorts) but have no dictionary meaning, are the most consistent in their funniness rating.
Non-words with low entropy(the extent of them being unexpected) seem to offer more surprise, and therefore, get a higher humor rating.
It investigates how the colors affect us. Colors can change our perception, alter our senses, make us emotional, improve our memory and attention, and even influence our decisions.
The influence of colors can completely change the idea we have of a certain space or element. Colors interact with our memory, awaken feelings and guide reason and the associations that we develop to colors save our brains time, since they are processed unconsciously.