Tagged: e-readers

iPad ergonomics may be harmful

Apple’s ballyhooed new iPad (and other e-readers like Kindle and Nook) can eventually lighten the load of student backpacks.  That’s good.  But Sargent College Professor Karen Jacobs, who researches how such gagets challenge human capabilities, fears the touch-screen iPad may lead to some unintended harmful ergonomic problems. “In the case of the iPad, which has […]