Member Blogs > Gothica BooksThe Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American

  • Thu, 17 Oct 2013 05:28:50    Permalink

    In a viral YouTube video from October 2011 a one-year-old girl sweeps her fingers across an iPad’s touchscreen, shuffling groups of icons. In the following scenes she appears to pinch, swipe and prod the pages of paper magazines as though they too were screens. When nothing happens, she pushes against her leg, confirming that her finger works just fineor so a title card would have us believe.

    via The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American.

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