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Contact: David Salisbury
Vanderbilt University

Automatic Typing

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Caption: A team of cognitive psychologists from Vanderbilt and Kobe Universities has discovered that skilled typists can't identify the positions of many of the keys on the QWERTY keyboard and probably didn't memorize them even when they first learned to type.

Credit: Pat Slattery, Vanderbilt University

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