Research Finds ‘Getting Lost in Books’ Is Good for You

Research Finds ‘Getting Lost in Books’ Is Good for You

Book Culture

Being a bookworm is the best thing you can do for yourself. What fuels me to say that? A recent study from the Department of Communication at University at Buffalo (UB) proved that “getting lost in books” has unexpectedly powerful advantages to our mental growth, sense of belonging, social skills, longevity, and mood management.   Image via Pepperhill Elementary School   According to NBC News BETTER, Professor Melanie Green at UB, has conducted a research into “reading as transportation” and what makes it possible to “get lost in books:”   One of the benefits to reading fiction is simply that it provides enjoyment and …