Wednesday, February 19, 2014

How Fiction Makes Our Brains Better

In posts at this site I encourage the reading of good fiction, and, of course, one of my purposes in providing reviews is to help point people to good fiction.Reading has many benefits, and I was quite interested in this video which was pointed out to me by one of our favorite authors, Douglas Bond.

This is well worth the three minutes to watch:

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3 Comments:

At 5:43 AM, Blogger Heather said...

So glad science confirms what Charlotte Mason said 75+ years ago about our brains engaging more with story than lines of facts! :)

"What children want," says Charlotte Mason "is knowledge conveyed in literary form and the talk of the facile teacher leaves them cold."

 
At 9:52 AM, Blogger Ray Van Neste said...

Exactly! Thanks for that quote, Heather!

 
At 12:17 AM, Anonymous Chemical Market Intelligence said...

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