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The Curse of Knowledge

The curse of knowledge is a common cognitive bias that leads us to believe that the people we typically interact with know just as much as we do.  814 more words

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ThroughLine Humor

Remember when we talked about “listeners” and “tappers” and the Curse of Knowledge? As much sense as it makes to us, it doesn’t always click right away for students. 117 more words

Throughlines

TEARS OF BLOOD

TEARS OF BLOOD:

Or How I Learned to Take It Like a Man

 

Whelp, I finally got my first draft edits back for book two of my… 1,711 more words

Writing

Eluding the curse of knowledge

This week’s Tighten This! game exposed a pitfall that good technical writers learn to identify and avoid: the curse of knowledge. Let’s talk about how that plays out in our day-to-day work. 500 more words

Technical Communication

#Libraries and the curse of #knowledge

In his recent book on writing (The Sense of Style), Steven Pinker suggests that the economic concept of the curse of knowledge is the main cause of bad writing. 197 more words

Libraries