It's amazing how malleable cognition is. A few weeks ago I started listening to audiobooks in increasing speeds and by now I can easily sustain concentration for hours at 2x speeds. It feels like downloading knowledge.

@map it depends on the type of content. I also got used to it and found myself in talks where I wished the speaker would speak faster. On the other hand there are audiobooks which do not only transport information within language, but also use pronunciation, dynamic and rhythm which suffers from 2x speed.

@map Wow! I've never done that, but I have to try that out.

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