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What You Think You Know About Human Evolution Is Wrong

This is a title of an online article. My question is, is the conjunction "that" omitted in the title? I think if it weren't omitted, the title would be like this,

What You Think That You Know About Human Evolution Is Wrong

But, I also find it unnatural after adding the conjunction, so I'm pretty confused.

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  • 'That' could be used, but it isn't wrong to omit it. Commented Jun 4, 2020 at 8:21
  • @KateBunting Which one sounds better to you?
    – Sam
    Commented Jun 5, 2020 at 6:54
  • Leaving out that makes for a snappier title, which is why they used it! Commented Jun 5, 2020 at 12:49
  • @KateBunting If the sentence weren't a title but rather a sentence in a conversation or a sentence in a page, would leaving out that make them snappier too?
    – Sam
    Commented Jun 7, 2020 at 2:21
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    It would make it less formal. Commented Jun 7, 2020 at 7:39

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