Paper Vs. Screen—Does It Matter Anymore?

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“Does it matter whether people read on a screen or on paper? Does it matter what kind of screen? Douglas Adams, author of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” thought not, and once said that lovers of print are simply “confusing the plate for the food.”But others disagree, saying there’s a real difference between reading on paper and reading on screen. In a post from three years ago, I discussed some of the differences, but the new Pew study has inspired me to revisit the topic. And since research shows that people reading on a screen prefer articles with bullet points and lots of white space…”

John Pearce‘s insight:

From October 2012, this article brings together some interesting research looking at reading via screens.

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