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    “Why reading can make you a better entrepreneur” and other headlines about reading.

    Emily Temple

    May 10, 2021, 2:06pm

    People who love reading love reading. And people who love reading also love reading about how great reading is. Luckily, as you may have noticed, the opportunities for this kind of reading about reading are apparently endless.

    After all, if you spend a lot of time on the internet, you know that reading is kind of a wonder drug—according to science! (And also, sometimes, polls.) Reading, the headlines declare, can make you happier, smarter, less-stressed, more successful, better-rested, more creative, healthier, hotter, nicer, more mindful, and you know, really just all around a better person. It’ll also make you live longer, and be more human. See for yourself, below.

    (Look, I am not a reading scientist. I have no information about the quality of the claims presented in these headlines. But purely anecdotally, some of the best readers I’ve known . . . have been jerks. So jury’s out, as far as I’m concerned.)

    Why Reading Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur

    Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

    Why Reading Makes You Happier

    Why Reading Makes You More Awesome

    How Reading Reduces Stress

    How Writing and Reading Can Help You Sleep Better

    How Reading Makes You More Creative

    How Reading Improves Imagination

    How Reading Books Improves Social Skills

    How Reading More Can Improve Your Writing Skills

    How Reading Makes Us More Human

    How Reading Can Make You Healthier

    How Reading Can Improve Your Memory

    How Reading Rewires Your Brain for Higher Intelligence and Empathy

    How Reading Aloud Can Be a Mindfulness Practice

    How Reading Books Can Boost Your Life Expectancy

    New Study Says Reading Makes You More Attractive

    Reading Fiction Really Will Make You Nicer and More Empathetic

    Reading Fiction Will Improve Your Leadership Skills

    Reading Books Makes You Smarter. Here’s Why!

    Recreational Reading Reduces Psychological Distress

    Reading for Fun Improves Children’s Brains

    Honestly? I hope that every single one of these is true.

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