30 août 2014

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds
Alison Flood, The Guardian, 2014/08/27

So the premise here is that context has an impact on memory, and that eBooks read on the Kindle lack the appropriate context for remembering. "In this study, we found that paper readers did report higher on measures having to do with empathy and transportation and immersion, and narrative coherence, than iPad readers," said Mangen. More...

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