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How Smart Is Your Right Foot?

To shift from the serious nature of recent columns, I ask you to consider the following task...and try it out. It was passed on to me by M.J. (Bellingham).

You have to try this please, it takes 2 seconds... I could not believe this! It is from an orthopedic surgeon............. This will confuse your mind and you will keep trying over and over again to see if you can outsmart your foot, but, you can't. It is pre-programmed in your brain!

[1.] While sitting at your desk in front of your computer, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles...

[2.] Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right hand. Your foot will change direction.

I told you so! And there's nothing you can do about it! You and I both know how stupid it is, but before the day is done you are going to try it again, if you've not already done so.