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10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read


10 Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read


1 – We make photos in our minds, even without being prompted.

2 – Spoken word can put your brain to work.

3 – Reading about experiences is almost the same as living it.

4 – Different styles of reading create different patterns in the brain.

5 – New languages can grow your brain.

6 – Your brain adapts to reading e-books in seven days.

7 – E-books lack in spatial navigability.

8 – Story structure encourages our brains to think in sequence, expanding our attention spans.

9 – Reading changes your brain structure in a good way.

10 – Deep reading makes us more empathetic.