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What Happens When We Read? Part 6

What Happens When We Read? Part 6


Lynn Court
Lynn Court
What Happens When We Read? Part 6

Therapeutic Benefits of Reading and Writing

  • Creative writing has reading at its core.
  • The benefits of reading and writing (including journals and letters) have been referenced in disciplines from psychiatry to psychology to health and mental and nursing care.
  • There is lots of evidence to suggest increased time given to reading during Covid due to increased time, the need for entertainment and escape.

And the source, for anyone who might want to delve further, is the Open University course of the same name.

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