Paper or Digital Reading?

No one loves technology more than I do. I have just about every gadget that’s out there or I have a plan in place to get one. However, studies are beginning to roll out that says maybe the ‘old’ way of acquiring information is the best. More and more information is pointing to the fact that paper book reading is super to digital reading when it comes to retention. Below are some interesting articles I came across in my research.


1. Screen vs. paper: what is the difference for reading and learning?

2. Paper or Tablet? Reading Recall and Comprehension

3. Drop That Kindle! 10 Reasons Print Books Are Better Than E-Books

4. The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

5. Books vs. e-books: The science behind the best way to read

6. Reading from paper versus screens: a critical review of the empirical literature

7. 5 Reasons Physical Books Might Be Better Than E-Books

8. Paper Beats Digital In Many Ways, According To Neuroscience

9. Response: Reading Digitally vs. Reading Paper

10. Are Paper Books Better Than E-Books?

So, what does all this mean?

For me it means I am going to try and read more paperback books. I won’t say goodbye to my kindle just yet, however, there will be some changes in my reading schedule this year. How about you? Do you prefer paper back over digital?

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