Is it Better to Read Print or eBooks?
Is Print or eBook Better for Learning? I am occasionally asked whether Kindle or other e-reader versions of the classics will work as well as the print versions. I know that digital books can be cheap and convenient, but I usually recommend print books for literature study. There is a body of research that seems to indicate that print is superior, particularly for learning. This is not the only factor to consider, but it is a place to start. Here are a few articles to consider as you decide between print or ebook format. The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books Why Young Readers Need Real Books by Maura Roan McKeegan The Medium is the Medium by David Brooks Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say Michael Hyatt on
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