Electronic/World Wide Web>Blog:  Graham, Paul (December 2014), How You Know, Retrieved on 2017-09-29
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  • Folksonomies: knowledge reading memory


    29 SEP 2017

     We Compile What We Read in the Context of When We Read It

    Reading and experience train your model of the world. And even if you forget the experience or what you read, its effect on your model of the world persists. Your mind is like a compiled program you've lost the source of. It works, but you don't know why. [...] ...reading and experience are usually "compiled" at the time they happen, using the state of your brain at that time. The same book would get compiled differently at different points in your life. Which means it is very much worth re...
    Folksonomies: worldview memory reading
    Folksonomies: worldview memory reading
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