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SilasBarta comments on Open Thread June 2010, Part 3 - Less Wrong

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Comment author: SilasBarta 14 July 2010 03:29:30PM *  2 points [-]

I thought I should add a pointer one of the replies, because it's another anecdote from when poster noticed the difference (in what "understand" means) on an encounter with another person who had a lower threshold.

Maybe there is a wide variance in "understanding criteria" or "curiosity shut-off point" which has real importance for how people learn.