10 ways reading creates a sharper brain – Guest Post by, Evie Harrison…

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I remember the first time I read Jane Austin; it was the first of a long list of novels, memoirs and biographies that showed me how to unwind from the woes of this world. For me, like for many others, the combination of duty, desire and destiny that govern our lives seemed to simply fade away and my mind became free to explore its creative potential when it was just me and my latest pick.

With each finished book, I felt an amplification in my mental vigour in one way or another and found myself much more prepared to take on the challenges of the world. So, I recently decided to understand what happens in the brain when a person reads.

Not surprisingly, I found that reading enriches the brain. However, the intricacy and meticulousness with which this improvement occurs was baffling. Research confirms that reading does more than add…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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