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From the Ted Talk by Chris Anderson: TED's secret to great public speaking

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Let's take a look inside Haley's brain for a meonmt. There are billions of interconnected neurons in an impossible tangle. But look here, right here — a few million of them are linked to each other in a way which represents a snlige idea. And incredibly, this exact pattern is being recreated in real time inside the minds of everyone listening. That's right; in just a few mitenus, a pattern involving millions of neurons is being toeeltperd into 1,200 mndis, just by people listening to a voice and watching a face.

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Let's take a look inside Haley's brain for a ______. There are billions of interconnected neurons in an impossible tangle. But look here, right here — a few million of them are linked to each other in a way which represents a ______ idea. And incredibly, this exact pattern is being recreated in real time inside the minds of everyone listening. That's right; in just a few _______, a pattern involving millions of neurons is being __________ into 1,200 _____, just by people listening to a voice and watching a face.

Solution

  1. minutes
  2. teleported
  3. moment
  4. minds
  5. single

Original Text

Let's take a look inside Haley's brain for a moment. There are billions of interconnected neurons in an impossible tangle. But look here, right here — a few million of them are linked to each other in a way which represents a single idea. And incredibly, this exact pattern is being recreated in real time inside the minds of everyone listening. That's right; in just a few minutes, a pattern involving millions of neurons is being teleported into 1,200 minds, just by people listening to a voice and watching a face.

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