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A versus F: The effects of implicit letter priming on cognitive performance
This is an interesting study on how kids can be primed with exposure to the letter A before a task could improve performance and if exposure to the letter F could impair performance. Interestingly this also suggests that we can all ‘prime’ ourselves. Before you do something today, take 10 seconds and visualize yourself doing it very well. Let me know if your performance increases.
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