swapping gender on websites (a cognitive game)

Ping created a little hack that allows you to read websites with the gendered pronoun information swapped. It’s a fascinating cognitive game because your brain is really used to certain assumptions about people based on gender. Spend a day surfing the web with the genders swapped and see when your brain starts itching.

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  1. The Bay Area Is Talking

    My Brain is Itching, Scratch It There Please

    Most of what I know about gender swapping I learned from my friend Eve Summers. But Zephoria at apophenia suggests another way to generate a little cognitive gender identify confusion. She points us to a little hack that allows you…

  2. Curtis J. Bathurst

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