May 19, 2023
The human brain did not evolve to read -- but reading makes us more
fully human as it opens up new worlds of understanding and empathy.
Today, as we read so much by "skimming" on phones and tablets,
we're missing out on the sophisticated thought processes that deep
reading provides. Dr. Maryanne Wolf, director of
the Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice at
UCLA and the author of several books on literacy, joins us this
week to discuss how reading in a digital era affects our critical
thinking and leaves us vulnerable to misinformation.
is dyslexia actually a superpower?