Remember how the teachers in school used to hound us about reading comprehension and how we needed it in the “real world”?
I admit that for me, it was something I didn’t really think about for years. If the instructions said, “Put tab A into slot B,” I did it. It never seemed all the complicated to me. What was problematic was how I’d choose what to pay attention to. In school, I’d listen to the teachers and they’d send notes home with the comments, “Pleasure in class” and so on. At home, I tended to ignore any written form of instruction when working with models, toys, or video games.
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