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Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say - Washington Post


Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming researchers say The Washington Post

“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.”

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She need not worry. It definitely affects our brains the way she says. I can't focus on serious reading.

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