Maryanne Wolf

author of “Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World;” Director of the Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners, and Social Justice at UCLA

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Professor of Child Development at Tufts University and Director of its Center for Reading and Language Research; author of Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

Maryanne Wolf on KCRW

As children return to school this month, millions are adjusting to online learning.

Will too much screen time hurt our children’s brains?

As children return to school this month, millions are adjusting to online learning.

from Life Examined

With all the digital distractions around us, it’s difficult to stick your head in a book and keep it there for very long.

What’s lost when we don’t read deeply

With all the digital distractions around us, it’s difficult to stick your head in a book and keep it there for very long.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Internet and e-books are taking over the reading market, for better or worse: 10 percent this year, 20 percent next year, possibly a majority by 2015.

The Kindle, the Nook, the iPad...the Book?

The Internet and e-books are taking over the reading market, for better or worse: 10 percent this year, 20 percent next year, possibly a majority by 2015.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

from KCRW Features

Starting Tuesday, your Amazon devices, along with everyone else’s in your neighborhood, will be able to connect to each other and the internet systems they use.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last week, a group of scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena made mankind's first powered flight on another planet.

from KCRW Features

What’s one thing from the pandemic you’re taking with you into a post-COVID-19 world? What have you learned about yourself, your family, or your community?

WE RISE is an initiative from the LA County Department of Mental Health that features 21 art experiences focusing on connection.

from Greater LA

California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

from KCRW Features

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Last month, LA saw its first major fire of what’s expected to be a devastating season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand