ATD Blog

What Do You Know: Do We Learn Less from Screens?

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A lot has to occur so people can make sense of what they read or hear. For instance, language areas in the brain must interpret words. When words related to smell or sight such as movie popcorn or dark skies, specific areas in the brain become active. In the last 20-plus years, researchers have begun to explore whether text on digital screens is handled differently than text on printed pages. 

As we usually do before we dive into the research, let’s consider what you think is true ab

To access this content Join ATD or sign in.