Pagination is the act of dividing content into smaller parts and showing the user only a part at a time when in a rested state.
The following is an example of pagination, commonly seen on touch screens:
It is most effective for reading/consuming content, rather than traversing content (ex. lists) quickly.
Paper scrolling is a term most commonly used to describe scrolling behaviour on touch screens.
When a user touches the screen and slides their finger in a certain direction, the window scrolls in the opposite direction, as seen here:
This is different from traditional scrolling on desktop computer interaces where when the user slides the scroll bar in a certain direction, the windows scrolls in that direction, as seen here:
Paper scrolling works best for touch screen inputs as it provides users with the sense they’re moving a flat physical object, such as paper. It is most effective for traversing text based lists.