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Explore – Absolutely brilliant cartoon by Randy Glasbergen,...

Explore – Absolutely brilliant cartoon by Randy Glasbergen,... | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Absolutely brilliant cartoon by Randy Glasbergen, explaining in modern terms why we have books.
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Reading allows the brain to have far fewer crashes, and updates the entire system without making a big deal about it. via http://www.brainpickings.org/

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Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read - OEDB.org

Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read - OEDB.org | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Click above to view full image! Any book lover can tell you: diving into a great novel is an immersive experience that can make your brain come alive with imagery and emotions and even turn on your senses.
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Another cogent argument in favour of reading. 

Read Maryanne Wolf's Proust and the Squid if you want another great insight into reading and the brain.

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Comics, music can boost - Jakarta Post

Comics, music can boost - Jakarta Post | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Comics, music can boost
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Learn current vocabulary in context: News articles contain useful common words — without needing a dictionary — because you can pick up the meaning based on the context.
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Whatever it takes to get people reading is all right by me. Comics, graphic novels, newspapers, blogs and even the occasional book will strengthen a reader/language learner's skill-set.

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