March 21, 2011
Using Mobile Devices May Not be the Best Way to Learn/Retain Information
Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox recently reported on a study of comprehension when using mobile devices.
“When reading from an iPhone-sized screen, comprehension scores for complex Web content were 48% of desktop monitor scores. “…
“New research by R.I. Singh and colleagues from the University of Alberta provides one more reason: it's much harder to understand complicated information when you're reading through a peephole.”
It will be interesting to watch the developments in mobile website design.
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