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What Happens When You Read? Part 1

What Happens When You Read? Part 1


Lynn Court
Lynn Court
What Happens When You Read? Part 1

Reading Through Time…

  • Reading is a form of entertainment with a long history.
  • People often turn to reading as a source of comfort e.g. when in hospital, a distraction from battle, during the pandemic…
  • Research suggests people who read live longer!
  • Researcher Bavishi said ‘the benefits of reading books include a longer life in which to read them.’ (2016)

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What Happens When We Read? Part 2
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