DON'T scroll down too fast - do it slowly and follow the instructions below exactly. Do the math in your head as fast as you can. It may help to say the answers aloud quietly.

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**What is:**

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2+2?

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4+4?

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8+8?

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16+16?

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Quick! Pick a number between 12 and 5.

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Got it?

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**The number you picked was 7. Right!?!?!**

Isn't that weird???

Free will or synaptic wiring? You be the judge.

Check out the following exercise, guaranteed to freak you out. There's no trick or surprise. Just follow these instructions, and answer the questions one at a time and as quickly as you can! Again, don't advance until you've done each of them.

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**What is:**

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1+5?

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2+4?

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3+3?

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4+2?

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5+1?

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Now repeat saying the number 6 to yourself as fast as you can for 15 seconds.

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**QUICK!!! THINK OF A VEGETABLE!**

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Keep going.

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**You're thinking of a carrot, right?!?!**

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If not, you're among the 2% of the population whose minds are warped enough to think of something else. 98% of people will answer with carrot when given this exercise.**

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Freaky, huh?**

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