1. Grab the nearest book (that is at least 123 pages long).
2. Open to p. 123.
3. Go down to the 5th sentence.
4. Type in the following 3 sentences.
5. Tag five people.
As human beings, we are capable of extraordinary leaps of insight and instinct. We can hold a face in memory, and we can solve a puzzle in a flash. But what Schooler is saying is that all of these abilities are incredibly fragile.
That's from "blink The Power of Thinking Without Thinking" by Malcolm Gladwell. I'm at work, and that's a book my boss gave all of us a couple years ago. It's supposed to be good, but there it sat, uncracked on my shelf until this morning, so I cannot really speak to that.
Hmm. I'll tag Mrs F., Smitty, Deb, Angie...and I was stumped for a fifth until Adam just wandered in unaware...