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The rise of e-reading

<b>Released:</b> April 4, 2012<p>Summary of findings<p>One-fifth of American adults (21%) report that they have read an e-book in the past year, and this number …

How real books have trumped ebooks

The digital revolution was expected to kill traditional publishing. But print books are ever more beautifully designed and lovingly cherished<p>Books have always had a fetishistic quality to them, with their dusty secretiveness. Now, though, it feels like we’re living through a special moment in the …

Books

Die internationalen Aktivitäten der Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Weltweit unterwegs im Auftrag der Kultur und der Wirtschaft.<p>Die internationalen Aktivitäten der Frankfurter Buchmesse.<p>Nutzen Sie unser weltweites …

The fall and rise of physical book sales worldwide – in data

The effect of ebooks on sales of paper books has not been as drastic as expected – it seems that other, more unpredictable factors have a greater influence on how and what we read<p>Nielsen, which tracks book sales in several countries, released 2016 figures to coincide with this week’s London Book …

Books

Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print

Nielsen survey finds UK ebook sales declined by 4% in 2016, the second consecutive year digital has shrunk<p>Readers committed to physical books can give a sigh of relief, as new figures reveal that ebook sales are falling while sales of paper books are growing – and the shift is being driven by …

Children’s Book Summit: Nielsen on Kids, Their Trends, and Their Parents

Taking a holistic approach that might warm the heart of a millennial mom, Nielsen's third conference on the young readers' market looked at their …

Penguin Random House

‘Standing Firm’: Kinokuniya’s Hiroshi Sogo on Bookselling Amid Challenges

'Heavy discounting will destroy market order, and idiotic populism will come to reign,' says Kinokuniya's Hiroshi Sogo, whose Tokyo base aggressively …

Window Wall

"A sound absorbing wall full of magazines provides relaxation for both the eye and the ear".<br>Design by: Jonas Forsman

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Float High Large – Sofa – Design by Claesson Koivisto Rune

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Press – Contact information, images and press releases

We have gathered all the relevant information for members of the press here. Find all of our press releases and contact information for …

Portus acoustic sofa| Portus soft seating & benches

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Furniture

150mm Spacing (7 SLOT) MDF Slat Wall Panels With Aluminium Inserts – 750mm x 1200mm x 18mm – WHITE

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3-Pocket Literature Stand for Floor, Open Shelving, Adjustable, Wheels - Black

Description<p>Mobile Literature Display with (3) Adjustable Shelves<p>This black mobile literature display is the perfect fit for any office or business. …

8-Pocket Literature Stand for Floor, Open Shelving, Adjustable, Wheels - Black

Description<p>Rolling Magazine Rack with Adjustable Shelves & Locking Wheels<p>This rolling magazine rack will make a great addition to your storefront, …

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To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

IN 1986, in a few of the poorest neighborhoods in Kingston, Jamaica, a team of researchers from the University of the West Indies embarked on an experiment that has done a great deal, over time, to change our thinking about how to help children succeed, especially those living in poverty. Its …

Mental Health

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: We Should Settle Mars 'Because It's Cool'

When Jeff Bezos laughs, it comes from deep within. It’s a hearty laugh that starts at the belly and rises up.<p>The reaction doesn’t come often—the …

As E-book Sales Decline, Digital Fatigue Grows

Though various sources have reported a decline in e-book sales for traditional publishers in 2015 compared to 2014, no one has come up with a clear …

Amazon's Third Bookstore Will Be In Portland

Amazon plans to open a third bricks and mortar bookstore, called Amazon Books, in Portland, Ore., the company has confirmed to <i>Fortune</i>.<p>“We are excited …

What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?

In early 2012, a neuropathologist named Daniel Perl was examining a slide of human brain tissue when he saw something odd and unfamiliar in the wormlike squiggles and folds. It looked like brown dust; a distinctive pattern of tiny scars. Perl was intrigued. At 69, he had examined 20,000 brains over …

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Singularity

Task Dynamics And The Information They Create

Over the next weeks I want to turn my attention to a detailed account of the process by which you go about studying <b>affordances</b> (formalised as <b>task</b> …

Radical Embodied Cognitive Science

In this challenging, wide-ranging, and truly provocative treatment, Anthony Chemero presents a vision of cognition in which unified …

Beyond the Brain

Print Books, E-tailers Gained in Popularity in 2015

Consumers made a few notable shifts in their book-buying habits in 2015, according to a new report, “Year in Books Review, 2015,” due out soon from …

Mirror Neurons, or, What's the Matter with Neuroscience?

One of the problems I face as I try to figure out what the brain is up to, if not representing, is that I can't rely on the neuroscience literature …

Radical embodied cognition: an interview with Andrew Wilson

<i>The computational approach is the orthodoxy in psychological science. We try and understand the mind using the metaphors of information processing</i> …