News Stories relating to "reading"
Monday, November 17, 2014
Science has great news for bibliophiles who can’t quite get the same buzz from downloading an e-book onto their Kindle as they do from the purchase of a good old-fashioned paper novel.
Aside from the fact that Kindle removes the sensory experience of book-ownership - you can’t touch, flick through, even smell a Kindle...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
It's summer in the Northern Hemisphere, for many a time to seek rest, relaxation and a good book. The good news is that finding the time to sit and read could actually result in positive physical changes to our brains.
A recent study indicated that reading a novel caused long-lasting alterations in the resting-state connectivity of...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
You can read a book or magazine article on them, which can be convenient (and maybe they're even spying on you
!) but the people who really like these devices are students, because you can use a computer "search" engine with them, instead of the old method of...
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
learned that we use a specific part
of the brain to tell time. A new study finds that the part of the brain we use for reading doesn't require vision at all: Brain imaging studies of...
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
The most literate cities will surprise you! - A national survey measures a key component in America's social health by ranking the culture and resources for reading in America's largest cities, and two of them are in the same state.
The study identifies the top reading cities in this order: Minneapolis, Seattle,...
Sunday, October 20, 2002
The noise from airports impairs children's reading ability and long-term memory, but at least some the effects are reversible. Scientists monitored reading, memory, attention and speech perception in schoolchildren before and after the opening of the new international airport nearby. Children between 8 and 12 who lived near the airport site...