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Miyake, Naomi and Donald A. Norman. 1979. To ask a question, one must know enough to know what is not known. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior 18 (3) : 357–364.
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Report of a study suggesting that any theory of question asking in learning should consider the interaction between the levels of knowledge of the asker and of the material; trained learners can ask more questions about harder material than novice learners.