Print vs. Digital: Which Is Better? Let the Senses Decide

If you’re planning a publication, you may be having the debate with yourself about print vs. digital. Digital seems to be all the rage right now, right? Maybe. But it’s print that leaves a lasting impression.

Studies show people who read from paper remember what they read better and hold a printed publication in higher regard, and part of the reason that happens is because print stimulates more of the senses than digital media.

Let’s take a look at the differences:

Print vs. Digital and the Senses they Stimulate

The way print and digital stimulate the senses is just one piece to keep in mind as you decide which medium is best for you. There’s a lot more to consider, of course, but being aware of what’s going on at your reader’s fingertips and how that translates in her brain is important for you to keep in mind.

Do you notice the senses you use when you’re reading? Do you feel one medium is better than the other in this regard? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!

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