Study: Reading On Tablets, Laptops May Hinder Abstract Thinking

Amy Olson, Dartmouth College Tablet and laptop users beware. Using digital platforms such as tablets and laptops for reading may make you more inclined to focus on concrete details rather than interpreting information more abstractly, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of ACM CHI ’16, the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing…

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