Dragaeran memory

Tue Feb 11 10:34:10 PST 2003

>Speaking of which, has anyone else come across an assertion that the art of
>reading silently (as opposed to at least subvocalizing the text as it is
>being read) is a recent invention (not earlier than sometime in the High
>Middle Ages or Renaissance)?

I have not.  Do you have any idea where you heard that?

Sounds a vaguely like the breakdown of the bicameral mind theory 

-- Andrew Lias

P.S: For the record, I've never found Jaynes' hypothesis to be a compelling 

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