Why digital natives prefer reading in print

Why digital natives prefer reading in print

Why digital natives prefer reading in print

Date posted: March 3, 2015

Some research indicates that college students prefer printed books to digital books.  Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right  is a Washington Post article that explores some of the reasons that print may be preferred.

This echoes a survey last year by Fatbrain, a UK-based used book marketplace.  The following infographic outlines the top ten reasons for choosing a paper book over an ebook.

Choosing print books

 

For some of the science behind why people might prefer reading on paper to reading on screen, read Scientific American’s The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens.

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