In 2017 I read more books than ever before. Books about politics, economics, history or philosophy – I was able to check off so many books from the list of books that I have wanted to read for the longest time. I am proud to say that today, I am a little smarter than I was in 2016. However, I was a surprised to see that building a base of knowledge is only one small part of the amazing benefits of reading books.
Today we will cover 5 benefits of reading and the science behind them. Fiction and non-fiction alike, these benefits will have even the most book-averse people you know reconsidering their feelings.