This week we talk about neolithic tablets, secondary orality, and speed reading.
We also discuss narrative, the myth of multitasking, and modern distractedness.
- I’m going on tour
- Why We Don’t Read, Revisited
- Secondary orality
- Twilight of the Books
- Who doesn’t read books in America?
- iPhone history
- Amazon Kindle
- Best inventions of 2007
- Podcast history
- Harry Potter
- History of Amazon
- Barnes & Noble history
- Book Reading in 2016
- Slightly fewer Americans are reading print books
- How reading rewires your brain for more intelligence and empathy
- Does reading make you smarter?
- Does reading fiction make you a better person?
- Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind
- Science-backed ways reading fiction makes you smarter
- New research links reading books with longer life
- Multitasking Damages Your Brain And Career, New Studies Suggest
- The Myth of Multitasking
- Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives
- The Let’s Know Things Patreon page
- Recommended game: The Stanley Parable
- Some books of mine, also available on Audible: Becoming Who We Need To Be, Come Back Frayed, Some Thoughts About Relationships, and Considerations
- LKT on iTunes (consider leaving a review if you’re enjoying the show & have a spare second)
- My blog: Exile Lifestyle
- The Let’s Know Things Facebook page, Instagram profile, and newsletter