Fiction is a Workout for your Brain

New research from Stanford University’s Professor Joshua Landy says that reading fiction is a sort of olympics for the mind, improving our reasoning, rational thought, and abstract reasoning. Read the full article here, and finally have an excuse for reading under the covers with a flashlight. 

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About Kate O'Connor

Kate O'Connor works as Publicity & Outreach Director for Post5 Theatre, Literary Assistant and Office Manager for the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, and Dramaturgy Intern for the Profile Theatre. She earned her M.St. in English Literature 1550-1700 at Lincoln College, University of Oxford and a BA in English from Stanford University. As an undergraduate she worked as the research assistant to Prof. David Riggs and as Literary Intern for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
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