Two items recently came to my attention that add to the evidence of reading’s benefits.
First, via Larry Ferlazzo, this study showing that reading actually makes our brains bigger:
Second, a study from Oxford University has concluded that among a long list of activities by 16-year-olds, reading is the only one that can be shown to result in higher educational attainment and better jobs when those teenagers leave school:
In addition, of course, reading enriches your life, whoever you are and whatever you do.
Conclusion? “Read every day!”