I have observed this and felt very uncontrollable. Whenever I see some text (in a language that I know) I start reading automatically. I don't see them as some curves... With intense focus I could perceive it as curves like drawings.... What might be the reason behind it?

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    $\begingroup$ I noticed you have asked a couple questions now which are not framed in psychology or neuroscience (a requirement on this site). At first glance, your questions seem relevant, and could easily be made more interesting/acceptable on this site by including some sources (which can be popular science articles, or other popular sources indicating there is a reason to believe the claims upon which your question is based). $\endgroup$ – Steven Jeuris Apr 28 '18 at 11:11
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    $\begingroup$ Take one of your own highly-upvoted questions as a template on how to phrase a good question. :) $\endgroup$ – Steven Jeuris Apr 28 '18 at 11:15
  • $\begingroup$ I personally don't see a problem with this question. I know that normally we require sources or references, but in this instance, the question is about a commonly recognisable situation which to me doesn't need referencing. $\endgroup$ – Chris Rogers Apr 28 '18 at 22:12
  • $\begingroup$ Check out the Stroop effect: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stroop_effect#Automaticity $\endgroup$ – Arnon Weinberg Apr 29 '18 at 21:01

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