I like this analysis of the ways of learning, and always liked Gurdjieff. Communications noways with texting and such is difficult for me to follow the meaning of. I say texts and emails are one dimensional, phone conversations two dimensional because one can hear the inflection in voices, and face to face three dimensional as then you have eye contact and body language to fill in the blanks. Reblogging and following so thank you.
Comprehension of the written-language is of special interest to cognitive neuroscientists because it deals directly with the same cognitive processes that deal in perception and action. Research conducted with patients with lesions in their left frontal, temporal and parietal regions of the brain revealed that reading and spelling share common cognitive processes. An example such studies can be found HERE. For quick reference, see also: Reading (Process). I can also recommend Michael S. Gazzaniga’s The Cognitive Neurosciences III, 2004.
If you’ve ever communicated with a person that incessantly misinterprets what you’v written, you’ll come to realize that it’s not just your communication skills. It’s the cognition of the reader. Not to say that we don’t stumble in our efforts to effectively mediate understanding using the written language, we certainly, do but we must also take into account the reader’s perception which compels action. In the case…
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