Overall Benefits of Reading - Why Reading is So Important

What Does Reading do for Your Brain - What does Reading do for your Brain

Reading is a popular past-time and there are several reasons why people read. Some people read for knowledge, while others read for pleasure and some read so that they can stimulate their brain - keeping it active and healthy.

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Being "well-read" includes many health benefits for the brain. Studies have shown that reading can be a healthy activity - as it stimulates brain cell activitivity.

What Does Reading do for your Brain

What does Reading do for Your Brain
What does Reading do for Your Brain

Why is Reading Better than Watching TV


  • Cognition Cognition means "the process of thought". Reading helps improve cognition and the way we process thought in our everyday lives.
  • Learning Many people learn through reading. Many "well-read" individuals are knowledgeable, aware and are able to think outside of the box.
  • Stimulation Reading stimulates brain cells and keeps your brain healthy. The brain needs exercise and reading provides this stimulation.
  • Stress Relief Reading is fun and encourages imagination. Reading can also be an escape and give you a break from the stressors of life.
  • Healthy Aging Reading exercises and stimulates the brain cells and may affect our overall health. The benefits of reading a book can include warding off early dementia, helping memory, and improving basic brain function.

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parrster 5 years ago from Oz

I read for all these reasons and more. thanks for the hub.

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