Tablets Better Than Books When It Comes to Older Eyes, Study Says
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Recent studies have shown the advantages of aging. In addition to getting wiser, elders are giving 20-somethings a run for their money when it comes to memory and visuals. A study released last week revealed that reading on tablets is easier for older eyes. (Regardless of your age, you read that correctly.)

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany found that there was a large difference between readers ages 21 to 34 and those 60 to 77, with the latter demographic showing better reading results when it came to tablets. Using an iPad improved speed and reduced effort compared to paper and e-readers.

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With a focus on news and the under 35 crowd, Martinez develops engaging, daily reports for She also pens the blog, After School Daze: Life After Undergrad, where she delves into the day-to-day issues and concerns of recent graduates trying to adapt to life off campus. Prior to Black Enterprise, the Bronx, N.Y. native contributed to Latina,,, Syracuse Record and The Post-Standard. When she's not writing articles, the self-proclaimed travelista is on the prowl for her next excursion.   Martinez holds a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism and sociology from Syracuse University.