How to Practice Deep Reading

When was the last time you got lost in a book? Andrew Limbong of NPR’s Book of the Day podcast fills in for Marielle Segarra on NPR’s LifeKit to interview Maryanne Wolf, an expert in the science of reading, about the art of deep reading.  Modern distractions make reading with intention hard to attain. Wolf explains what we lose when we skim, and how to create an environment conducive to immersive reading. You can listen to the episode and/or read the transcript here.

Marielle Segarra: Host of LifeKit.

Andrew Limbong: Host of Book of the Day.

Maryanne Wolf: Director of the Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners and Social Justice at UCLA. Author of “Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain In A Digital World” and “Proust And The Squid: The Story And Science Of The Reading Brain.”

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