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This is Your Brain on Audiobooks

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Oct 22, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 18:16

Guest: Daniel Willingham, Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia Listening is in right now – whether it’s podcasts or the latest New York Times bestseller. The fastest growing segment of the publishing industry is audiobooks. And given how busy society has become, that makes perfect sense. You can listen while you do all the other stuff on your schedule. But how well do we actually catch and retain what we’re hearing as opposed to reading it in print?