A Paper Book is Better Than an eBook for Kids

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It’s just one study, but it feels right.

Researchers find that toddlers verbalize and interact more with their parents when reading sessions feature print books, not tablets.

I think many of us suspected that the tactile feel of a paper book stimulates a child better than a digital display. Here’s some evidence that it’s true. (Image credit: BigThink.)

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A Paper Book is Better Than an eBook for Kids

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  1. Lee Dronick

    “I think many of us suspected that the tactile feel of a paper book stimulates a child better than a digital display”

    I agree with that, and not just for kids. I like digital books for reference materiel, you can search them easier. They are also convenient, when waiting somewhere I can read Shakespeare or something on my iPhone.

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