Category Archives: Reading

Reading for Fun Drops Dramatically Among Teens – New Report

For those who understand the importance of reading, a new study should sound alarm bells coast-to-coast. Teenagers are reading fewer books, magazines and newspapers these days. Compiling seven studies and surveys conducted by private and public groups on adolescent reading habits, Common … Continue reading

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Reading Fiction May Change the Brain for the Better

Neuroscientist Gregory Berns reports reading fiction — stories and novels — may help develop the human brain. Research conducted at Emory University shows that good stories and novels seem to develop neural connectivity, a mind-altering effect that may be long-lasting … Continue reading

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