Digital Media Changes the Way We Experience Information

Think about how much information can be crammed into a single web page. Perusing blocks of descriptive text, blogs, video features, interactive tools, advertisements, and response mechanisms on a single screen offers us a different experience with information than reading a page of text in a book. With so many distractions it's easy to see why our brains are rewiring. The way we consume information is changing largely because of the Internet—and that's leading to changes in other areas of our behavior.

The table on the next page presents—in a digital native–friendly manner—a view of how ...

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