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« on: May 13, 2013, 05:29:33 PM »

I am not sure what is going on, but lately I have been having trouble with losing interest in reading...I assume some of you have gone through similar face, so I was wondering how to overcome it...Lately I chose movies instead of books...Just to paint my picture a little better, I am currently reading three books at the same time because not one of them is currently grasping my attention even though they are great books...Perhaps I am too exposed to computers and TV...I remember reading somewhere how that decreases our attention spam and discourages us from seeking after things which take longer to enjoy...


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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2013, 05:49:28 PM »

I find with computers that I cannot stop reading.
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2013, 05:56:28 PM »

^strangely I do not have a trouble reading online material (even a book) but I struggle with printed material.
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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2013, 06:27:31 PM »

I find I read much more (and faster) on the Kindle than a print book. I suspect it has something to do with the page-font size ratio.
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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2013, 08:11:40 PM »

Maybe only read one book at a time? Or just give them a break. Often I have bought books and did not read them for years, but then when I finally did read them I read them completely in a few days. I find reading too many different things at once is also not good since everything I am reading becomes a jumble of ideas, and it is hard to keep interest. In the time spent reading parts of 3 books you could finish one.
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« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2013, 08:29:10 PM »

When you read online, is that all you're doing, or are you IMing your friends, too? Maybe checking Facebook. That's what I do when I'm reading online. It's hard even to write at my computer due to distractions.

Or, it could be an issue with lighting.

Or, you could just read in cycles, read on, read off.
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« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2013, 03:12:43 PM »

I find I read much more (and faster) on the Kindle than a print book. I suspect it has something to do with the page-font size ratio.

Don't know...I have used my Kobo only few times
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« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2013, 03:15:20 PM »

Maybe only read one book at a time? Or just give them a break. Often I have bought books and did not read them for years, but then when I finally did read them I read them completely in a few days. I find reading too many different things at once is also not good since everything I am reading becomes a jumble of ideas, and it is hard to keep interest. In the time spent reading parts of 3 books you could finish one.

I have tried reading one book at the time but did not feel challenged enough..
Maybe it is something else thst is why I think it is my atention spam perhaps..
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« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2013, 03:17:06 PM »

When you read online, is that all you're doing, or are you IMing your friends, too? Maybe checking Facebook. That's what I do when I'm reading online. It's hard even to write at my computer due to distractions.

Or, it could be an issue with lighting.

Or, you could just read in cycles, read on, read off.
It's not the lighting nor being distracted. I just lose an interest in the book
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