Study finds e-books better for toddler learning


New research has found that traditional paper books may not be the best option when reading to your toddler.

A new study published in Frontiers in Psychology suggests electronic books may promote greater engagement and learning. 

Observers in the study found that toddlers who were read e-books paid more attention, participated more in the process, had better recall of what they were just read and were more excited for story time than those who were read traditional books.

Researchers noted that more studies are needed to determine the potential risks and benefits of new media formats for very young children.