Wallis, C. (2017, August 28). A textbook dilemma: Digital or paper?

Reading on a digital device can affect comprehension of lengthier texts, according to analysis of studies published between 1992 and 2017. Researchers found that comprehension can suffer after more than 500 words — or about one page of a book or screen — yet some students often believe their understanding improves when reading on a digital device.

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