Reading Books May Lengthen Your Life

Elderly man with beard and hat reading in a park

According to a study published in September 2016, people who read books – not newspapers, not magazines, but books – lived for an average of almost two years longer than those who didn’t. The study involved over 3,000 retirees and was conducted by researchers at Yale University.

Found at The Week, December 10, 2016, page 26

 

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