You may be one of the millions who likes to settle into bed with a good book every night before you turn out the light.
Maybe you like murder mysteries. Or perhaps you’ve got your nose in a historical fiction tome that brings a whole different era alive? Or is a nonfiction tell-all memoir more appealing?
Regardless of your genre of choice, a growing body of research shows that reading books can change your brain – and your body – for the better. Plus, there’s solid scientific evidence that bookworms live longer.
We know that reading is good for the brain, but why?