Your Brain on Books: 10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read | Education and Training | Scoop.it

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. It sounds romantic, but there’s real, hard evidence that supports these things happening to your brain when you read books. In reading, we can actually physically change our brain structure, become more empathetic, and even trick our brains into thinking we’ve experienced what we’ve only read in novels.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor, Judy Kundert