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Comment author: abamf 23 September 2011 04:17:34AM 9 points [-]

Hello all, I'm a 17 year old High School senior. I discovered Less Wrong through the author page at HP:MoR. I had considered myself a rational person for some time, but the Sequences here have really opened my eyes to the glaring errors I was making as a Traditional Rationalist. Consequently, this site has already changed my life for the better and I really just want to thank all the main contributors here. Thank You!

Also, I am looking to Major in Cognitive Science in college and any suggestions as to good schools to apply would be appreciated, along with any advice as to reading or preparation I should do before entering this field.

Comment author: Normal_Anomaly 08 October 2011 10:05:27PM *  0 points [-]

Welcome to less wrong! I don't know enough about you to predict where you could be accepted, but MIT and Caltech are both great schools for anyone who wants to study Cognitive Science.

Comment author: demented 24 September 2011 01:06:48PM 0 points [-]

I would like to second his request. I too would love some reading material, besides the Sequences which are pretty awesome by themselves, on cognitive science and rationality.

Comment author: Kaj_Sotala 23 September 2011 09:02:14AM 0 points [-]

Welcome!