Inc.: How skim reading from screens is rewiring your brain (it’s not good)

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Getting lost in a book does incredible things to your brain. Not only does reading make you smarter, less lonely, and just plain happier, but following along with the characters in a great story actually lights up brain circuits associated with whatever the characters are experiencing, giving you one of the world’s greatest empathy workouts. But how many times these days do you actually sink into an old-fashioned paper book for hours (or even 15 consecutive minutes)? (October 8, 2018)

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