There are two big issues.
• The first was they say they get distracted, pulled away to other things.
• The second had to do with eye strain and headaches and physical discomfort.
But the love of books goes more than just reading efficiency — readers are still charmed by the presence of physical books.
“In the Slovakian data, when I asked what do you like most about reading in hard copy, one out of 10 talked about the smell of books. There really is a physical, tactile, kinesthetic component to reading,” says Baron to The New Republic.
But don’t worry e-reader fans — when it comes to reading comprehension, Baron found that there’s no real difference between reading devices.