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Articles discussing the pros and cons of e-books and e-readers, including how they might affect comprehension and the brain.
Articles in Favor of Screen Reading
Does the Brain Like e-books? (NY Times, 10/14/09)
iPads and Tablets in Education
iPads and Tablets in Education (Sam Gliksman)
Is Apple addressing productivity issues with iPad? (Examiner.com, 3/31/14)
The Pen is Mightier than the Keyboard (Psychological Science, Jan. 2014)
The research suggests that "even when laptops are used solely to take notes, they may still be impairing learning because their use results in shallower processing."
Articles in Favor of Paper Reading
Why the Brain Prefers Paper (Scientific American,11/2013)
The Reading Skills Digital Brains Need (Educational Leadership,
Kaplan Test Prep Survey Finds That Today's Tech-Immersed Teens Favor a Paper-and-Pencil SAT(R): Students' Support for Other Changes to the Exam Varies Depending on the Change (BusinessWire, 4/16/14)
Why it's smart to keep electronic devices out of the bedroom (Oakland Tribune, 4/16/14)
Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming.
Jan 23, 2018 2:41 PM
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