The really scary part is that these Twitter minds lack the ability to see outside themselves. If it happens to me, then it happens to all of humanity.
Worse yet, the article uses the plural "researchers" but quotes none except Mrs Wolf who, in turn, is just relating her own experience rather than any factual research. Examples:
Researchers are working to get a clearer sense of the differences [...]
Before the Internet, the brain read mostly in linear ways [...] researchers said.
Some researchers believe that for many people [...]
Researchers say that the differences between text and screen reading should be studied more thoroughly [...]
But, hey, who needs to refer to any research when you can fill an article with anecdotal evidence from Claire Handscombe, Brandon Ambrose, and Ramesh Kurup? I mean, that should plenty to convince anyone, no? ;-)