Here is why it’s so hard to catch your own typos, according to science.

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’ve been perfecting your paper, article, or email all night long. You made sure every word fits the topic nicely, you’ve removed all the redundant elements, fine-tuned your argument, and you are ready to stun everyone with your paper because you think it’s a personal masterpiece. You do some proofreading and then you eagerly hit send or submit.

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