Study: e-books take longer to read than printed books

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Study: e-books take longer to read than printed books.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/07/327G1g.jpg[/newsimage]A new study completed by Jacob Nielsen from Nielsen Norman Group reveals it takes longer to read an e-book than a paperback. The study may seem irrelevant, but it could interfere with e-book adoption by students and educational administrators.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/study-e-books-take-longer-to-read-than-printed-books-31593/](http://www.myce.com/news/study-e-books-take-longer-to-read-than-printed-books-31593/)


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I hate reading books myself. I have not read a book since I finished my bachelors almost been 30 years. 100% of stuff I read comes from computers and phones I haven’t touched a paper book or magazine in many years other than to throw them away or arrange them where I work.


#3

Maybe … people that get sucked into buying expensive devices, and then pay the same to download a copy of a book, rather than just buying a printed book , are just a little bit slower than the rest of us?

They’re not stupid … They’re just slow …

Of course … with a sample size of just 24 people in the test … it’s statistically insignificant … and the best you could say is that it requires a broader study :stuck_out_tongue: