How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

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“[The] implicit feel of where you are in a book turns out to be more important than we realized.” Reading an ebook is a markedly different experience from reading a printed book, and researchers suggest that it could be, in part, due to “a lack of ‘spatiotemporal markers’” — indicators of physical location, involved with tasks such as “mentally flipping back to specific information” — that cause readers to lose track of crucial information involving characters and plot. Read full article here

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