The length of a sentence isn't what makes it hard to understand; it's how long you have to wait for a phrase to be completed.
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In the printed book, the URL for "Verbal Working Memory and Sentence Comprehension" is incorrect; the URL above is correct.
This hack is excerpted from Mind Hacks, by Tom Stafford and Matt Webb, in which it appears as Hack #51 with the full title "Stop Memory Buffer Overrun While Reading."