The Importance of Books

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“In 2011, The Annual Review of Psychology said that reading triggers our mirror neurons and opens up the parts of our brains responsible for developing empathy, compassion, and understanding.” The ability to change your behavior and improve your life are two really good reasons for reading a book. How do you find the time and desire to read books in this era of soundbites? In “8 Ways to Read the Books You Wish You Had Time For,” tips include keeping books around you everywhere, directing your attention away from the news, and perhaps the best tip of all: “Read on something that doesn’t do anything else.” For more information check this out.