Reading Is Self Defense: Part 4

Section 4 of our “Reading Is Self Defense” blog will cover tips seven and eight in our top 10 list of reading benefits 🙂

7. Reading improve your memory: synapses are “brain pathways”. Every time you read, you create new synapses and strengthen existing ones. This helps you to remember things more easily.

8. Reading makes you more empathetic: studies  show that when you put yourself emotionally into a fiction book, you develop more empathy.

“There is more treasure in books than in all the Pirates loot on treasure Island.” – Walt Disney