Merriam-Webster declared ‘science’ the 2013 word of the year. But can reading something other than data and facts, say a work of fiction, help improve brain function? Anthony explains the many possible benefits that reading a fictitious book can have on the brain.

When we read a narrative story or being told the story, not only the brains starts deciphering and processing every word, but the other specific part of brain acts as if we are experiencing the events mentioned in story. Simply put, a story can get your whole brain to work which ultimately makes or baring that much sharper and smarter.

 

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