[ExI] relevant skills movement, was: RE: emp again

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 20:03:58 UTC 2012

On 29 April 2012 12:20, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:

> I see two important aspects of learning mental arithmetic:
> Fourth, there is general numeracy.

Two as in... four? :-)

But yes, I think that "orders of magnitude" is really a way of thinking. My
son, age 12, is bordering on the idiot savant in respect of mental
arithmetic, but he is in turn amazed how I can get to results that are
"almost right" much faster than him.

Stefano Vaj
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