New Research Shows that Comprehension is Better with Text than Screen

Readers and writers are discovering that comprehension suffers when reading on line, on screens. Comprehension is better when reading printed material.  There is still a lot to learn from on-line reading, but experience is showing that something is lost with speed and distraction. The role of the library is to provide a balance of printed material and on-line access.

Check this article from today’s Washington Post.  Reading Comprehension