Is screen reading weakening deep reading? Maryanne Wolf shares her worries.

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Is screen reading weakening deep reading? Maryanne Wolf shares her worries.

Postby Debbie_Hepplewhite » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:12 pm

Maryanne Wolf shares some of her worries about screen reading affecting adversely deep reading and deep thought:

Slow Down, Reader

In a new book, Maryanne Wolf argues that our brains are changing with all this screen reading, but that it’s not too late to fix the damage

By Taylor McNeil


https://now.tufts.edu/articles/slow-down-reader

...In her new book, written as a series of letters, she lays out what happens in the brain as we read, details what she calls deep reading, and proposes ideas for how to raise children as readers in this digital age. She also issues a larger warning for us all: shallow reading is damaging our democracy.

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