Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say - Washington Post
Geege Schuman stashed this in Neuroscience
“I worry that the superficial way we read during the day is affecting us when we have to read with more in-depth processing,” said Maryanne Wolf, a Tufts University cognitive neuroscientist and the author of “Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain.”
She need not worry. It definitely affects our brains the way she says. I can't focus on serious reading.