“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Seus
With numerous neighborhood bookstores, coffee shop bookstores, popular chain bookstores to newspapers, magazines and electronic readers (phones, tablets, laptops, desktop computers, etc.) reading sources have become far more accessible than ever before. That’s good for human civilization because reading not only influences our lives but it directly works on our brains.
Reading is a process that puts more neurobiological pressure than just looking at images or listening to words. It involves concentration, imagination, and empathy. Let’s read what are some of the scientific facts and studies about how reading affects our brains and provides us health-benefits:
Barbara Schneider, a Sr. Technical Writer, is a Vision Literacy social media volunteer, as well as a tutor. She tutors because she wants to share her love of books and reading with others.