Monday, May 8, 2017

People who read books tend to be nicer than those who don't - [study]

Culture | Books | Reading



Reading: pretty good, apparently Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire 
 
Does reading books make you a nicer person? Or are nicer people more likely to be drawn to reading?

A recent study by researchers at Kingston University found that people who read works of fiction tend to be kinder and more empathetic.

"Exposure to fiction relates to a range of empathetic abilities," said researchers, who addressed the British Psychological Society conference in Brighton last week. Read more...

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