Why reading on a screen is bad for critical thinking

screen reading

Prof  Naomi Baron, huggingtonpost.com, 17 Feb 2015.   – With print, even though we might skim and scan, the default mindset is continuous reading. It’s also focusing on what we’re reading.  Reading a screen is more like reading on the prowl.  Think of how much time you spend on each hit after doing a Google search. A minute?  10 seconds?  Studies find that most students find it easiest to concentrate when reading in print.  Read the article here