Cognitive effects of e-readers

26 Jul

Julian Baggini in The Financial Times asks about the cognitive effects of reading books on the screen versus reading them on paper. His main conclusion:

 “Overall, there doesn’t seem to be any convincing evidence that reading on screen or paper is better per se.”

He mentions this interesting paper “E-Readers Are More Effective than Paper for Some with Dyslexia.”

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