Check out the following exercise, guaranteed to freak you out. It’s pretty cool so follow the instructions and DON’T cheat. 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, as quickly as you can but don’t advance until you’ve done each of them … really.
Now, scroll down (but not too fast, you might miss something) . . .
Now repeat saying the number 6 to yourself
as fast as you can for 15 seconds. then scroll down.
QUICK!!! THINK OF A VEGETABLE! Then scroll down.
You’re thinking of a carrot right?
If not, you’re among the 2% of the population whose minds are different enough to think of something else. 98% of people will answer with “carrot” when given this exercise.