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Intelligence and Early Mastery of the Reading Skill

Author:

Michaud, André

Category:

Research Papers

Sub-Category:

Education

Language:

English

Date Published:

January 6, 2017

Downloads:

85

Keywords:

Pavlov, Chauchard, Korzybski, neocortex, verbal areas, conceptual thinking, comprehension process, intelligence, teaching methods

Abstract:

Summary overview of intelligence development in young children, coinciding with neocortex verbal areas development by means of mastery of the reading skill and of the state of children literacy development in the world.

Comments

Carl Littmann(United States):
(Regarding Reading Skills, etc.,) strikes me as a constructive, needed, and educational paper with many important points. And more than ever in this ever technologically advancing world, those with early-developed great perceptional and, especially, reading skills, can really 'go to town.'
But I would still caution that there is much merit to another school of thought often taught in the midwest U.S. in the 1970s -- that human intelligence and creativity is such an awesome and broad manifold of nature -- that it can not and should not be confined to simple aphorisms like 'humans only think in terms of words'. Obama & Hillary (attorneys) had great reading & linguistic skills, but the U.S. presidency was won by Trump who could hardly articulate a sensible or non-contradicting two sentences, and sometimes not even one.
Faraday, who could not understand calculus and even some more basic math, was (I think) at least as creative & contributing as H. Davies, who was a real wizard -- but who seemed incapable of appreciating Faraday's contribution to electric motor development. Chief Crazy Horse beat Civil War & West Point veteran General Custer on the battle field around 1876.
I believe (as do many educators also) that different human beings grasp different skills and concepts differently regarding ease & difficulty depending on their different types of innate abilities and the different type Signal packages (different educational approaches) used.
I (about 75 years old) can catch on to a new computer skill in 10 seconds of watching someone going through the actions slowly ---- yet if I had to read a full page of detailed instructions of those actions and then try to carry it out -- it might take me an hour (at best). Still I respect greatly those who catch on to that page by Fast-Skillful Reading and great memory in 5 seconds or even less. And having it in writing as backup in case any one forgets.

Posted: January 07, 2017 @ 1:57:22 am

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