Skimmers, Cliff Notes aficionados, and text scanners unite!
Do you look at a textbook and cringe? Comment on a blog post with TL;DR*? Get in line with a large portion of the human race. Humans aren’t born to read, claims historian Marshall Poe. We’re not built for it in any way, shape or form. Read (or skim, if you prefer) his thoughts on human evolution, anthropology, and psychology of reading here.
(*That’s Too Long, Didn’t Read in web lingo)