If someone who has made it to university and cares about their studies is making a persistent error that most students can avoid, it suggests a systemic glitch.
What these students show is they see reading as an intelligence test. (To be fair, they probably learned this from school.) As a graduate student, they have been a ‘smart’ person all their life, but maybe now they are not smart, or not smart enough.
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