Cross-modal interference

The xkcd cartoon calls it "qwertial aphasia", but aphasia isn't quite the right term. The phenomenon is by no means unknown, however. By the way, qwertial is a cute derivative from QWERTY. (Hat tip to John Riemann Soong.) [Addenda 7/22/09: I now realize that qwertial is also not really appropriate; the intrusive elements aren't single … Continue reading Cross-modal interference