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Nowadays most of the people have lost their interest and time for books. However, the value of this habit and its benefit is almost incomparable to anything else in the world.
Book reading is considered as one of the priceless habits of all times. But as more and more technology is taking over human lives. Nowadays most of the people have lost their interest and time for books. However, the value of this habit and its benefit is almost incomparable to anything else in the world.
Here is a list of 4 important benefits of reading books
According to scientists, reading is one of the best exercises for the brain. According to a study at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer`s Research Foundation, mental stimulation like reading can help protect memory and thinking skills, especially with age. Various studies suggest reading every day keeps the brain healthier and functioning for a longer period of time.
Reading lowers the stress levels significantly and that is due to the fact that books draw complete attention and books take readers into their own literary worlds which eases tensions in muscles and the heart. The research carried out by Mindlab International at the University of Sussex suggests that even six minutes of reading could lower the stress levels by more than two thirds
Reading improves your imagination as it takes you to the other world. Reading encourages you to think and imagine beyond your limits especially if you are reading fiction. Fiction takes you to the world that is not related to reality and it stresses you to imagine the situation/story that is described in words.
In the world of multi-tasking and digital world, we all are easily carried away by distractions. We rarely completely focus on our single task and this deteriorates our focus and concentration, while reading demands complete focus. You can`t do or focus on another task while reading, immersing yourself into lines, sentences and then interpreting them, all this requires complete focus and concentration.
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