What are the cognitive loads of reading and how can we reduce them? | BenRogers

Reading is a physics problem that doesn’t receive much attention in class. I think it should. Science professionals read a lot:

How many hours of professional STEM reading per week?

 

It turns out that the people who responded to the survey read a lot. Almost 85% of them read professional texts for more than 5 hours per week and 20% of them read for more than 15 hours per week. And they read to learn…

Why STEM professionals read

But most weren’t taught to do it at school. 

Who teaches scientists and engineers to read professional texts?

This last chart troubles me. I know STEM…

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