Do We Learn Less When We Speed Read On Mobile Devices? [Headlines]

Do We Learn Less When We Speed Read On Mobile Devices? [Headlines]
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Modern technology allows us to read anywhere and allows us to read fast. But does speed reading affect the way our brains process the information?

Caroline Ku
  • 15 august 2011

Susan Greenfield’s recent comments about how modern technology and social media are changing the way our brains work have caused quite a stir in the academic community: these changes, she claims, are as important to understand as climate change. One interesting way of assessing the value of her statements is to look at the nature of the “reading brain”.

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