Calgary Herald

QWERTY effect


DEFINITION: Scientists have long known that how we feel about certain words has changed due to the ubiquity of keyboards, according to New Scientist. But now researcher­s say products, movies and book titles that use more letters from the right side of a QWERTY keyboard tend to be better reviews online. Could be because there are more vowels on that side (u,i, o, y), or maybe Platoon truly is better than Braveheart.

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