Improves your ‘theory of mind’ – Theory of mind refers to a person’s ability to see outside of oneself. A person with a great theory of mind is an empathetic person.Edtech

What’s the connection? – Studies found that reading fiction can help improve empathic tendencies in individuals so much so that the brain uses the same regions when you’re reading a story and acting out of empathy.

Not just any kind of story – Reading literary fiction that incites a great deal of sympathy towards the characters is one of the best ways to practice one’s theory of mind.

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