14 January 2020

Science Stories with Sune Lehmann

Science journalist Charlotte Koldbye investigates why she suddenly cannot read novels anymore. In the program series, she visits the doctor Imran Rashid, the brain scientist Jesper Mogensen and the scientist Sune Lehmann, who have examined our collective attention.

How can you go from being an avid reader who reads several novels at one time to being unable to read a single book? Are we many who feel this way, do the digital media ruin our ability to deepen and thus the ability to read novels? And what does it do to the brain? Is there anything wrong with the novels?

You can listen to the episode here.