"Serious reading takes a hit from scanning and skimming, researchers say" Washington Post, Michael Rosenwald, April 6th, 2014

"Is Online Skimming Hurting Reading Comprehension?" NPR, Here and Now, April 9th, 2014

"Socrates Nightmare" New York Times, Maryanne Wolf 

"Digital Gray Matters" Boston Globe, Karen Weintraub & Maryanne Wolf Q&A

"Our 'Deep Reading' Brain: Its Digital Evolution Poses Questions" Nieman Reports, Maryanne Wolf

"Will the Speed of Online Reading Deplete Our Analytic Thought?" The Guardian, Maryanne Wolf, August 2011

"Dear Parent: Why Your Dyslexic Child Struggles with Reading" The Guardian, Maryanne Wolf, May 9th 2011

Chautauqua: "Literacy in the Digital Age" Eastern Kentucky University, Maryanne Wolf, February 16th, 2018

"Your Brain on Books: You Are What You Read" Tufts Magazine, Maryanne Wolf, Summer 2007

"Dear Annie: Kids and Screen time" The Spokesman-Review, June 2018


Selected Recent Press Articles on Research


"Being a Better Online Reader" New Yorker, Maria Konnikova, 2014 

"Serious Reading" Washington Post, Michael Rosenwald, 2014

 "Are Tablets the way out of Child Illiteracy?" Smithsonian, Andy Isaacson, 2014

"Understanding and the Reading Brain in Kids" Mindshift, KQED News, Holly Korbey, October 2015

“Why the Brain Prefers Paper” Scientific American, Ferris Jabr, 2013

 "Tablet Computers Help Children in Remote Villages Learn to Read" [originally "A is for App"] Scientific American, Ferris Jabr, 2013 

Global Literacy Project articles Associated Press, USA Today, CNN, 2013


Book Reviews

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