Scientific Study Shows Growing Up in a Home With Books Is Good For You

Lifelong bibliophiles, rejoice! According to a new scientific study, growing up with books can have lasting benefits that begin early in life. All bibliophiles know that nothing beats a well-stocked home library. And, according to recent research, being surrounded by books isn’t just personally pleasing—it’s good for you, too! In “Scholarly culture: How books in adolescence enhance adult literacy, numeracy and technology skills in 31 societies,” Australian National University’s Dr. Joanna Sikora discusses the importance of access to reading materials…

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