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People over 65 actually read faster than those in their 20s, and it could be because of 'computer vision syndrome'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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A new survey suggests people over the age of 65 are the quickest readers.
A reading test, developed by an opticians, found over-65s are 14% quicker at reading than 35-44 year olds.
It could be due to younger people staring at screens all day, as older people spend the least amount of time in front of them.
Too much screen time can cause computer vision syndrome.
Symptoms include eyestrain, headaches, dry eyes, and blurred vision.
We're all guilty of skimming an article we wanted to read, or getting distracted and having to re-read a paragraph we didn't take in...
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