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One affect that reading produces is friction. The construction of a sentence, the placement of one word after another essentially produce friction. Now, what kind of friction is this? Isn't friction a force of the physical world? How can the word be applied to something experiential like reading? We will explain. Friction prevents slippage. Here, the kind of slippage we are talking about involves human attention. Attention shouldn't slip away. And this is a simple idea. There is nothing in…