Is Google making us Stupid?
Hooper, Val and Channa Herath. Is Google Making Us Stupid? The Impact of the Internet on Reading Behavior. [Online] [Accessed April 12, 2017]
In an article entitled “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” Hooper and Herath analyze the effects of the internet on people`s reading behavior. They use an exploratory survey to analyze people`s offline and online reading behaviors, the differences between offline and online reading, and how online environment impacts on a person`s reading patterns. Although online reading is highly efficient in terms of delivering relevant content by offering unlimited access, reliance on the internet tends to affect critical reading skills as well as analytical reading fluency.
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