E-books or Printed books- Which books to prefer for your child to learn?

E-books or Printed books- Which books to prefer for your child to learn?
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A long debate has been going since the 1980s which has raged about what is better for the human brain: to read on a screen or to read ink on paper.

A long debate has been going since the 1980s which has raged about what is better for the human brain: to read on a screen or to read ink on paper. More than a hundred studies have been devoted to the topic, and the results are mixed.

Some studies have shown that the emissions of the light from computers, tablets, and phones make reading more difficult on the eyes. That's why Amazon lit the Kindle the way it did: to mimic the way the light hits a printed page.

Few studies proved that babies and toddlers learn better through kinesthetic or hands-on learning. The more interaction a child has with an object, the better he or she learns. This is why the first apps and iPad created for children were so interactive.

No matter how hard these E-readers, computers and touch screens try they all fail when they imitate the tactile experience of holding a book in one's hand and cracking its binding for the first time. But beyond the tactile experience, how else do traditional books and e-books differ?

Did you ever know that while reading your brain uses a different part of your brain says Neuroscience Shifting our brains toward " non-linear reading" and it may affect our deep reading skills

Reading on devices through an application leaves more room to be distracted, allowing the user to switch between applications.

Digital literacy could also be an issue. In order to use a device to read books, children need to know how to use their devices for the purpose of reading books.

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