Healthy benefits of reading books (Reported by the Huffington Post) :
- Facilitate reading the thoughts and feelings of others
"No matter what book you read, fun to read can eliminate the worry and pressure from outside," said one researcher, Dr. David Lewis
- Keep the brain sharp
"Our study shows that brain training is important for brain health in old age. Based on this, we should not underestimate the effects of day-to- day activities, such as reading and writing," said study author Robert S. Wilson, PhD, of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago.
- Preventing Alzheimer's disease
- Help you sleep better
- Makes you more empathetic
- Relieve depression
"We found that reading the book has significant clinical implications and the findings are very encouraging," said study author, Christopher Williams, of the University of Glasgow.