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E-Books, Audio Books Growing More Popular | Valley News

E-Books, Audio Books Growing More Popular | Valley News | Water the mind - READ | Scoop.it
Marilyn Danko prefers paper books, but in some circumstances the digital versions
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While it is still good to enjoy the 'feel' of a 'real' book, there are ofen advantages for e-books and audio books. 

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ebooks « First Edition Design eBook and POD Publishing

ebooks « First Edition Design eBook and POD Publishing | Water the mind - READ | Scoop.it

Older people may find e-books much faster and easier to read than their paper editions, a new study has claimed.


While people young and old prefer reading paper books to tablets and e-readers, older individuals could find themselves reading faster and with less effort on a tablet, found researchers at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.


 

Among 360 readers ages 21 to 34, no difference in reading speed or brain effort was detected between reading via a book, an e-reader and tablet.


But big differences were recorded among 21 users ages 60 to 77 when they read the same text on paper instead of the devices, TechNewsDaily reported.

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Most interesting statement to me: Despite the physical findings, older adults and their younger counterparts said they got more pleasure reading from a paper book.

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