Learningz, March 11

Today I’m linking an article with some new findings on the state of ‘reading’ in modern life. Some interesting takeaways.

More than one-quarter of those surveyed said they would rather surf the internet and use social media than read – rising to 56% among 18- to 30-year-olds.

More than half of adults (56%) said they think the internet and computers will replace books in the next 20 years, with nearly two-thirds (64%) of 18- to 30-year-olds stating this view.

http://www.bbc.com/news/education-26515836

Of course, the fact still remains:

The study concludes that, on average, people who read regularly are more satisfied with life, happier and more likely to feel their life is worthwhile.

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