Why digital natives prefer reading in print

 

Yes, you read that right.

A recent article published by The Washington Post states that although most students do a majority of their homework electronically and use tablets for social networks , many still like to read from hard copy printed books.

They love the smell, they like folding a page corner, they underline interesting sentences.

A survey founds that students prefer print books because they read more carefully (books don’t make sounds!), it is easier to follow stories and memorise the location of information.

On line we scan and skim, but when we read we can remember better the page layout, we can take notes and researchers think this play a key role in comprehension.

Read here the full article.

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