Are print books better for learning than digital texts?

Jared Cooney Horvath finds a clear winner when it comes to memory

Are print books better than e-books?

The short answer is yes. The long answer? It depends on your ultimate intention.

Within the brain, the hippocampus is our gateway to memory. Essentially, all new information entering the brain must pass through this neural structure in order to be converted into long-term memory.

Lining the hippocampus are millions of tiny structures called place cells. These continuously and subconsciously encode both the spatial layout of whatever objects we are interacting with and our physical relationship to those objects.

For instance, if I were to put you in a maze, place cells would not only map out ...

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