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Enhanced E-Books May Stunt Literacy In Children [Headlines]

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Research shows that interactive digital literature may prove harmful to a child's literary education.

Carib Guerra
  • 30 may 2012

A study by the Cooney Center of 32 kids between ages 3 to 6, and their parents, demonstrates that stories with interactive content such as those available on the iPad increase a user’s distractibility. In addition, the findings indicate that the feature-rich publications significantly decreased reading retention. paidContent

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