Why It’s Good to Read Fiction

If you ever needed an excuse to enjoy a good book (or ebook!), the latest study on reading provides it:  It is good for your brain.  We love stories, enjoying the narrative of created places and events.  Most of our attention, however, goes to TV and film fiction, which cannot provide the same effect as when reading.

Annie Murphy Paul provides more in the article below:

The Neuroscience of Your Brain On Fiction – NYTimes.com.

Reading any fiction?

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About John Henson

I am Pastor of Church for the Highlands, an urban church plant affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, started in the Highland neighborhood of Shreveport, LA. I am also Chaplain of Volunteers of America of North Louisiana. I am husband to Jinny and father to a middle-schooler named Jack. Most of my time is taken up with starting a church, but I love running, a good cigar, and reading what mystics have lived and written.
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