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The Importance of Deep Reading // Maryanne Wolf and Mirit Barzillai

@inproceedings{Wolf2009TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Deep Reading // Maryanne Wolf and Mirit Barzillai},
  author={Maryanne Wolf and Mirit Barzillai},
  year={2009}
}
The digital learner seems particularly well-suited for a life of activity and a life of enjoyment. The emphases of digital media on efficient, massive information processing; flexible multitasking; quick and interactive modes of communication; and seemingly endless forms of digitally based entertainment encourage such lives. These emphases, however, can be less suited for the slower, more time-consuming cognitive processes that are vital for contemplative life and that are at the heart of what… CONTINUE READING

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