Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Teen reading decline study

A recent study shows that a trend is deeply underway–toward short-form bursts of reading and writing on one social medium or another, and away from the long-form immersive-reading experience of a book. “Time on digital media has displaced time once spent enjoying a book or watching TV," asserted the research, who says that she was surprised to see how dramatic a decline in reading the study revealed.
Twenge, J. (2018). Trends in US adolescents’ media use, 1976–2016. Psychology of Popular Media Culture.

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